Articles from January 2015

January 2015 playlist

January 2015 playlist, for your listening pleasure

Joanna Whitehead // 29 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Pauline packs a punch

David Wilkinson delights in the release of this definitive post-punk reissue by Pauline Murray and The Invisible Girls

David Wilkinson // 27 January 2015

Categories: Music

Page 3 debates: no room for nuances?

There seems to be a tendency for the mainstream media to assume feminists oppose Page 3 and then set us up against glamour models, regardless of what we say

Holly Combe // 26 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly round up and open thread

Weekly round up of things to read.

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Blog

New review: Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry’s fourth studio release Blank Project continues to have resonance in today’s political climate. David Wilkinson listens again. We did not have to wait long in 2014 before being...

Holly Combe // 21 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Still, we’re weightless

Neneh Cherry's fourth studio release Blank Project continues to have resonance in today's political climate. David Wilkinson listens again

David Wilkinson //

Categories: Music, Reviews

Weekly round up and open thread

This week's collection of links to news, stories and observations that The F-Word team found this week. Do you have any to add?

Megan Stodel // 19 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Broken Rainbow Helpline loses funding

The Broken Rainbow Helpline which provides support for LGBT victims of domestic abuse has lost its government funding and may be forced to close. D H Kelly explores why lesbian, bisexual and trans* women who are abused might struggle to get support

D H Kelly // 18 January 2015

Categories: Blog

New review: Hanne Kolstø

Joanna Tocher checks out Hanne Kolstø’s forthcoming album (released 19 January) and discovers a poppier sound than in her previous work, despite the sometimes gloomy themes. Forever Maybe is Norwegian...

Holly Combe // 16 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Joyfully bleak

Joanna Tocher checks out Hanne Kolstø's forthcoming album (released 19 January) and discovers a poppier sound than in her previous work, despite the sometimes gloomy themes

Joanna Tocher //

Categories: Music, Reviews

Happy in their colourful skin

From seedy parlours to political tattooing, we have come a long way. Alison Barton-Simmons speaks to women about their motivations for getting inked

Alison Barton-Simmons // 13 January 2015

Categories: Body and Health, Fashion and Image, Features

New review: Who’s afraid of Vagina Wolf?

Happy New Film Year! My first offering for you in 2015 is a hilarious lesbian comedy Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf?, a debut feature by Anna Margarita Albelo, director of...

Ania Ostrowska // 12 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Don’t be afraid of Vagina Wolf

Agata Ostrowska is impressed with Anna Margarita Albelo's debut feature about creative adventures of "Bridget Jones' older lesbian sister"

Agata Ostrowska //

Categories: Films, Reviews

Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week's round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers will enjoy, please add links in the comments section below. As usual, please note that a link here doesn't imply endorsement or agreement, and some links might be triggering.

Shiha Kaur //

Categories: Blog

Call for monthly guest bloggers

Hello all! Hope your new year has had a great start. We’re putting out an open call for new monthly guest bloggers. You get one month to say what you...

Josephine Tsui // 11 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Tea for one

One-woman play Tea Set wins Lissy Lovett over to the form

Lissy Lovett //

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

New TV feature: women on panel shows

Emily Hoyle reports on the slow progress made regarding women’s representation on TV panel shows generally, nearly a year after the BBC acted on recommendations to boost women’s presence on...

Holly Combe // 10 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Panel shows: the numbers don’t add up

Emily Hoyle reports on the slow progress made regarding women's representation on TV panel shows generally, nearly a year after the BBC acted on recommendations to boost women's presence on screen

Emily Hoyle //

Categories: Features, Television

Building towards something different

Itala Attieh finds Shurooq Amin's new exhibition We'll Build This City on Art and Love provocative and powerful, as it explores and challenges the position of women in Kuwait and the wider Middle East

Itala Attieh // 7 January 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

New year, new editors

We're looking for people to join The F-Word team!

Editor // 6 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello, F Word readers, and Happy 2015! Welcome to the first weekly round-up and open thread of the year. Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "oy vey" and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please share this post, and comment below!

Chella Quint // 5 January 2015

Categories: Blog

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