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From the blog Changing the world, one feminist filmmaker on Wikipedia at a time

WARNING: this post includes numerous links to Wikipedia pages with feminist film content Have you ever looked up your favourite film online and found......


By Ania Ostrowska
1 August 2014

From the magazine Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014: a secret thread of feminist elders revealed

Sophie Mayer recommends documentaries to watch out for, hand-picked from this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest line-up

By Sophie Mayer
22 July 2014

From the magazine Not an open and shut case

Despite enjoying some of the plays that make up Shutters, Charly Rowland can't identify the commentary on women that is supposed to unite them

By Charlotte Rowland
17 July 2014

From The Magazine

Girls: meet your punk foremothers

Stephanie Phillips enjoys rare footage on The Culture Show's Girls Will be Girls episode but is left wanting more than talk of fashion, women's sex appeal and lingering concerns over the survival of the female punk spirit


By Stephanie Phillips
6 July 2014

Under and through the celluloid ceiling

Sophie Mayer finds recent collection of essays on women's cinema a mixed bag but a powerful tool nevertheless

By Sophie Mayer
3 July 2014

Sexiness only skin deep

Under the Skin's alien hero/ine makes Liz Barker-Woods rethink how we make sense of our identities and the world around us

By Liz Barker-Woods
17 June 2014

From The Blog

Richard Dawkins and the logic of "date rape"

When Richard Dawkins used rape in an explanation of logical principles, he forgot to use accurate premises. D H Kelly warns against false assumptions about the nature of "date rape"


By D H Kelly
31 July 2014

Resolution or prosecution: why we are still getting domestic violence so wrong

This morning I heard a news item on Radio 4. It featured a studio discussion/debate around the increase in community resolution as a way of resolving domestic abuse situations rather than prosecution. In typical 'Today' programme fashion, it was set up as a head to head with Yvette Cooper speaking against and a police officer speaking for the resolution method.


By Isadora Vibes
29 July 2014

Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week's round up and open thread! Below are some links that we came across that we thought were interesting. As ever, this does not imply endorsement. Feel free to add links of articles that you've been reading and comment on the ones we've posted here.


By Asiya Islam
27 July 2014

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