Articles about Soundbites

Need guidance? Wanna know what the movers and shakers think about a certain issue? Just for you the f-word has conveniently collected short quotes from feminists and others on different topics, so you can read through and make up your own mind. We don't believe in telling you what you should be thinking.

Painful vagina? Your poor husband!

S's experience with vulvar vestibulitis - which makes penetrative sex painful - highlighted the phallocentric medical establishment and limited definitions of sex

S // 14 March 2010

Categories: Body and Health, Men, Sex and Relationships, Soundbites

A Third Wave?

Is there such thing as a "Third Wave" of feminism? What are the differences between the feminism of the new generation and that of the Second Wave? Can we make our own revolution in the shadow of those who preceeded us? And why do young women feel so isolated as feminists?

Catherine Redfern // 16 September 2002

Categories: Feminism, Soundbites

The Spice Girls

The 'fab' five?

Catherine Redfern // 16 April 2002

Categories: Culture and Media, Soundbites

Pornography

Rearrange the words "worms", "can", and "of" into a well known phrase or saying...

Catherine Redfern // 16 January 2002

Categories: Sex and Relationships, Soundbites

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher - Was she good for feminism?

Catherine Redfern // 16 August 2001

Categories: Politics and Current Affairs, Soundbites

The Personal is (or) isn't political (or is it?)

During the 'second-wave' of feminism in the 1960's-70's, the idea developed that 'the personal is political': i.e. that every part of our personal lives could be affected by the political situation. More recently, some have argued that this idea has given feminism a bad name and has caused feminists to focus on the wrong issues. So who's right?

Catherine Redfern // 16 May 2001

Categories: Feminism, Soundbites

The Beauty Myth

Are we exploited by the cosmetics industry?

Catherine Redfern // 16 April 2001

Categories: Fashion and Image, Soundbites

I'm not a feminist, but...

What the movers and shakers think feminism is all about.

Catherine Redfern // 16 March 2001

Categories: Feminism, Soundbites

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