Articles from August 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 // 29 August 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

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 // 23 August 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Comedy and Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe – last reviews

These are our last reviews from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Megan Stodel reviews both comedy and theatre

Megan Stodel // 22 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews, Theatre

“Why aren’t you pregnant yet?” The questions infertile women dread

Many young women receive intrusive questions and remarks about when they might get pregnant. Laura Cooke describes how that feels for women who can't have the families they would like

Laura Cooke // 19 August 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Family, Features, Sex and Relationships

Theatre and Dance at the Edinburgh Fringe – part four

Our penultimate post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering Theatre and Dance

Various Authors // 16 August 2016

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 //

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe – part three

Our fifth post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, covering theatre

Various Authors // 15 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe – part two

Our fourth post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Today we're covering comedy. We'll have two more short comedy reviews at the end of next week

Various Authors // 14 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Theatre and Cabaret at the Edinburgh Fringe – part two

Here's our third post from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, covering more shows from the Theatre section and Cabaret and Variety. We'll have more coverage of the festival early next week

Lissy Lovett // 11 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The return of Caitlin Moran

Shoshana Devora reviews Caitlin Moran’s Moranifesto and finds there is much to enjoy, but also a lot to criticise

Shoshana Devora // 10 August 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Theatre and Dance at the Edinburgh Fringe – part one

Hot on the heels of our first set of Edinburgh Festival Fringe reviews comes our second. This post covers shows from the Theatre and Dance, Physical Theatre & Circus sections of the programme

Various Authors //

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Setting off the Home Office’s gaydar

The Home Office has updated its guidance on asylum claims relating to sexual orientation; Megan Stodel considers its poor track record

Megan Stodel //

Categories: Blog

Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe – part one

This is our first post bringing you reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We'll have a few more over the coming days. Today we begin with comedy

Various Authors // 9 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

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 // 8 August 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

“I don’t see it as a negative thing to be a feminist”

Jo Whitehead talks folk tales and musical histories with the pioneering Eno Williams, front woman of Ibibio Sound Machine

Joanna Whitehead // 7 August 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Call it out and shout right back

Sarah Bronzite reviews Girl Up by writer and campaigner Laura Bates and hails it as the go-to support manual for every young woman in your life

Sarah Bronzite //

Categories: Books, Reviews

From baby to ‘Bitty’: How old is too old for breastfeeding?

During World Breastfeeding Week, writer Feminist Parent explores why there is so much stigma towards UK mothers who breastfeed their children beyond early infancy

Feminist Parent // 5 August 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Family, Features

The Diary of a Teenage Girl: who’s afraid of teenage girls who defy stereotypes?

Mercedes McGrath praises The Diary of a Teenage Girl and argues the film shouldn’t have been given an 18 certificate as its target audience is younger

Mercedes McGrath // 3 August 2016

Categories: Films, Reviews

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 // 1 August 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Once more with feeling: revisiting Buffy studies

“Buff Buffy buff” Sophie Mayer reviews Patricia Pender’s book I’m Buffy and You’re History, which casts a new light on the show in relation to contemporary feminism

Sophie Mayer //

Categories: Books, Reviews

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