Articles from December 2015

Superhero and survivor

Nick Beard praises the TV adaption of Jessica Jones for its refreshing feminist credentials and bold survivor perspective

Nick Beard // 31 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

A look back at 2015 at The F-Word

A round-up of some of our posts from 2015

Lissy Lovett // 29 December 2015

Categories: Blog

Getting control back

New legislation criminalising coercive control is a positive step forward, writes Megan Stodel, as it strengthens and clarifies the definition of domestic abuse

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Categories: Blog

Weekly Round-up and Open Thread

This week's collection of interesting links from around the web

Lusana Taylor // 28 December 2015

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Make your resolution to be an F-Word writer

If you want to write for The F-Word, now's your chance! Contact us if you're interested in being a guest blogger for a month

Megan Stodel // 26 December 2015

Categories: Blog

All I want for Christmas is liberation from the capitalist patriarchy

As part of our #festivefeminism season, Sarah Fletcher asks whether "kitsch" feminist products are undermining the movement

Guest Blogger // 23 December 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly Round-up and Open Thread

This week's collection of interesting links from around the web chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor // 22 December 2015

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

‘Tis the season for “don’t get raped” advice

It's our #festivefeminism month and Ellie Hutchinson asks why we have to put up with the now annual "don't get raped" messages from the police

Guest Blogger //

Categories: Blog

The comic strip: Feminist santa

We're celebrating #festivefeminism. Our new regular illustrator Silvia Carrus brings you Feminist Santa

Guest Blogger // 21 December 2015

Categories: Blog

Is suffrage black or white?

Rashida Islam watches a recent BBC documentary about Sophia Duleep Singh and argues that, when it comes to Black activists throughout history, her story is not necessarily the most significant

Rashida Islam // 15 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Weekly Round-up and Open Thread

This week's collection of interesting links from around the web, chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor //

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

December 2015 playlist

December 2015 playlist. Turn it up!

Joanna Whitehead // 13 December 2015

Categories: Blog

Vivien Leigh as you never knew her

Beccy Roberts reviews new exhibition that allows Vivien Leigh to emerge from Laurence Olivier’s shadow as an accomplished actress in her own right

Beccy Roberts // 11 December 2015

Categories: Art, Films, Reviews

Finding out what True Beauty is

Shoshana Devora enjoys the exploration of worth and beauty in new writing Linda currently showing at the Royal Court Theatre

Shoshana Devora // 10 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Weekly Round-up and Open Thread

This week's collection of interesting links from around the web chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor // 7 December 2015

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Breaking Away: how Nicole Cooke rode to success on her own terms

Liz Smith reviews Nicole Cooke’s autobiography and recognises many of the sexist attitudes still prevalent in cycling

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Categories: Books, Reviews

The problem with Kylie Jenner’s photo shoot is not about looking sexy in a wheelchair

A photo shoot in a US magazine sparks controversy over featuring Kylie Jenner using a wheelchair. D H Kelly examines the disablism of both this image and in much of the criticism

D H Kelly // 3 December 2015

Categories: Blog

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