Articles from May 2016

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 // 31 May 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Believing Amber Heard is about believing all victims

Nobody wants to think ill of their heroes, but D H Kelly explains how defending famous men by attacking their accusers makes it harder for all victims to speak out

D H Kelly // 30 May 2016

Categories: Blog

Drama and intrigue at the expense of victims

In this second review of Undercover, Jane Fae is not impressed

Jane Fae // 28 May 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

The ungrateful feminist

Our guest blogger for May, Molly Arthurs, is frustrated by the ways in which women and non-binary people are treated when exercising their rights and making choices

Molly Arthurs //

Categories: Blog

The best shot at the truth?

In our first of two reviews of Undercover, Rashida Islam sees a great premise let down by a sidelining of the most important issues at the show’s core

Rashida Islam // 27 May 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Riot, don’t diet!

Joanna Whitehead reviews the new feminist revenge fantasy Dietland and chats with its author, Sarai Walker

Joanna Whitehead // 24 May 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Weekly round-up and open thread

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

Lusana Taylor //

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Five rules for allies

May guest blogger Molly Arthurs has five rules for being a better ally

Molly Arthurs //

Categories: Blog

The Divide: no quick-fix answers

Ettie Bailey-Kings chats to British director Katharine Round about her new documentary The Divide, inspired by iconic book The Spirit Level

Ettie Bailey-King // 20 May 2016

Categories: Features, Interviews

In praise of hook up sites

Zoe Russell finds that hook up sites work perfectly for her, but worries that the stigma stops others from enjoying them

Zoe Russell // 18 May 2016

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 // 17 May 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

How reading feminism helped shaped my identity

Nicola Serafino describes how her feminist reading helped her to make a positive decision not to have children

Nicola Serafino // 16 May 2016

Categories: Books, Family, Features, Feminism, Reviews

“I’m very much running my career” – an interview with Corinne Bailey Rae

Wedaeli Chibelushi talks to Corinne Bailey Rae about her new album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, black feminism and female solidarity

Wedaeli Chibelushi // 15 May 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Mustang: girls who want to run free

Ania Ostrowska recommends Mustang and chats to women behind The F-Rating and #genesisters

Ania Ostrowska //

Categories: Blog

Piers Morgan: Our gatekeeper to freedom and feminism

Laura Elliott discusses Piers Morgan's recent proclamations about feminism and argues that his opinion counts for very little

Laura Elliott // 13 May 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs

May 2016 playlist

May 2016 playlist, for your listening pleasure

Joanna Whitehead // 10 May 2016

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: May 2016

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in May

Lissy Lovett //

Categories: Blog

Calling the shots, calling out gender bias in film industry

Ania Ostrowska rounds up three recent reports on inequality in the UK film industry

Ania Ostrowska //

Categories: Blog

Murderous sisters in the West End

Jennifer Brough reviews The Maids at Trafalgar Studios and finds its themes of class and race as relevant today as they ever were

Jennifer Brough //

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 // 9 May 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

A fiery feminist awakening

Martha Salhotra reviews Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman and finds it so much more than a traditional coming-of-age story

Martha Salhotra //

Categories: Books, Reviews

No, we can’t

Molly Arthurs, our guest blogger for May, explains why women who can’t do everything can be feminists too

Molly Arthurs // 6 May 2016

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 // 3 May 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

We need to avoid disablism when we talk about abortion

On Blogging Against Disablism Day, D H Kelly argues that it's possible to support a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy without undermining the dignity of disabled people

D H Kelly // 1 May 2016

Categories: Blog

Introducing May’s guest blogger

During May, Molly Arthurs will be guest blogging for The F-Word; we introduce them here

Megan Stodel //

Categories: Blog

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