Articles from January 2017

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 January 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

The image of being queer: how should we tackle heteronormativity?

Megan Wallace discusses the limitations of queer subcultures as presented in the media and beyond

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Categories: Features

The F-Word stage blog: January 2017

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

Lissy Lovett // 29 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Time to redefine: why feminism must be intersectional to fight against Trump

Our monthly guest blogger for January, Rabiah Hussain, argues that we must redefine mainstream feminism if we are to successfully respond to the current threats to women's rights

Guest Blogger // 28 January 2017

Categories: Blog

The Casey Review: we all need to be part of the solution

Nazmin Akthar-Sheikh disagrees with Dame Louise Casey's defence of her review on community cohesion in Britain, arguing that employers, institutions and individuals must all work together to achieve integration

Guest Blogger // 26 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Virtuous, vulnerable and burdened: how feminism is undermined by making everything ‘a feminist issue’

Dr Tina Sikka discusses how 'feminist issues' are framed

Tina Sikka //

Categories: Features

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 // 25 January 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Turn this moment into your own movement

Anna Reeve calls on us all to be galvanised by the diversity, scale and energy of the Women's March on London, and pledge our contribution to keep moving forward

Guest Blogger // 22 January 2017

Categories: Blog

The power of the cameraperson

Sophie Mayer recommends Kirsten Johnson’s extraordinary visual memoir Cameraperson as a film to hold on to in the current political climate

Sophie Mayer // 18 January 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Weekly round-up and open thread

Another week, another round-up - packed full of interesting links for you to read, and chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor // 16 January 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Celebrity feminismIs celebrity feminism hurting the women’s movement?

Celebrities might be working to bring feminism into the mainstream, but could they be hindering its progress? Rachel St Clair investigates

Guest Blogger // 13 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Don’t wake me up before you go-go

Sarah Wishart is not impressed with the toxic masculinity storyline of yet another space film, Morten Tyldum’s Passengers

Sarah Wishart // 11 January 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Men Speak Out Press Conference at the House of CommonsMen need to do more to end FGM, says new campaign

It’s a feminist and women's rights issue, but to end female genital mutilation men need to get involved too, writes Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead

Guest Blogger // 10 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Another week, another round-up, packed full of interesting links for you to read and chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor // 9 January 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

The challenges of non-partisan politics

Helen Raymond reports from the first ever Women’s Equality Party conference

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Categories: Features, Politics and Current Affairs

I wore men’s clothes for a month – and it changed my life

Motivated by Octieber and determined to combat the world of gendered clothing, Lucy Rycroft-Smith tries menswear for a month and documents her findings

Lucy Rycroft-Smith // 7 January 2017

Categories: Fashion and Image, Features

Winter 2017 playlist

Some tunes, new and old, to brighten your day

Joanna Whitehead // 6 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

After a Christmas hiatus, the weekly round-up returns with a selection of the best/most interesting articles and news stories of the week chosen by the F-Word team

Lusana Taylor // 3 January 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

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