Articles from September 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 // 26 September 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

The dark side of romance

Harriet Kilikita reviews Eimear McBride’s The Lesser Bohemians and finds it to be a complex and subversive take on a classic romance narrative

Harriet Kilikita //

Categories: Books, Reviews

Autumn 2016 playlist

Autumn 2016 playlist, for your listening pleasure

Joanna Whitehead //

Categories: Blog

Welcome new editors!

Seven new editors join the The F-Word

Editor // 24 September 2016

Categories: Blog

From Reel to Real: Women, Feminism and the London Film-makers’ Co-op

Selina Robertson previews From Reel to Real, Tate Modern's celebration of feminist fimmaking

Selina Robertson // 23 September 2016

Categories: Blog

Being a bisexual object

On Bi Visibility Day, Zoe Russell discusses the inconsistent treatment of bisexuality within the culture of hook up sites and sex parties

Zoe Russell //

Categories: Features, Sex and Relationships

Romcom endgame, Bridget Jones style

EJ Stedman sends you to see the latest installment of the Bridget Jones saga

EJ Stedman // 20 September 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 // 19 September 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Women of Bristol

Megan Stodel reviews Women and the City: Bristol 1373-2000, edited by Madge Dresser, and explores the worth of local history in providing more well-rounded accounts of women's lives during various eras

Megan Stodel // 17 September 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

If they don’t listen, shout louder

Megan Stodel is furious that the government is ploughing ahead with unfair immigration and asylum tribunal court fees

Megan Stodel // 16 September 2016

Categories: Blog

“I’m so bloody glad I get to call myself a woman”

Huma Munshi talks to playwright Theresa Ikoko about her new play, Girls, and is inspired by her evident need to create a different and better world

Huma Munshi // 15 September 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

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 // 13 September 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

A voice that refuses to be silenced

Charlie Morris reviews Manuela Salvi’s controversial novel Girl Detached, and finds it to be a bold and unflinching exploration of grooming and rape culture

Charlie Morris // 8 September 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

How to have a conversation about Keith Vaz

Shoshana Devora considers why the language we use when discussing Keith Vaz is important within the broader context of LGBT+ MPs

Shoshana Devora // 7 September 2016

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: September 2016

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

Lissy Lovett //

Categories: Blog

How close can you get? Karen Guthrie in conversation

Ania Ostrowska talks to Karen Guthrie about the making of her intimate family documentary The Closer We Get

Ania Ostrowska // 6 September 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Family, Features, Interviews

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 // 5 September 2016

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Misogynist squad

Daniel Dyson feels that, even by action film standards, women characters in Suicide Squad are seriously short-changed

Daniel Dyson // 2 September 2016

Categories: Films, Reviews

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