Articles from November 2017

Why are bisexual TV characters such complete jerks?

Bisexual characters remain rare on our TV screens, but D H Kelly notices that when they do appear, they are overwhelmingly sketchy and occasionally villainous

D H Kelly // 29 November 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

The Sycamore Gap: women filmmakers who tell their stories themselves

Meet the all-women team behind The Sycamore Gap, a student film that breaks with the period drama conventions

Josie Deacon // 28 November 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Weekly round-up and open thread

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

Lusana Taylor // 27 November 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

The power of the wind

Kirsty Folan hails Karine Polwart’s theatre and music project A Pocket of Wind Resistance as a modern classic

Kirsty Folan // 26 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

Stop sneering at Black Friday shoppers

Joanna Whitehead is critical of sensationalist media coverage that portrays the victims of austerity as 'vulgar' or 'lesser' for participating in Black Friday spending

Joanna Whitehead // 23 November 2017

Categories: Class, Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Work and Play

The mums are all right

Helena Snider appreciates the mix of statistics and personality in Libby Liburd’s Muvvahood

Helena Snider // 22 November 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

How to reach the goal of #nopredators in film industry?

Becky Kukla chats to Rebecca Long and Ian Davies about Boudica Films’ new campaign launched in the aftermath of Weinstein scandal

Becky Kukla // 21 November 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Weekly round-up and open thread

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

Lusana Taylor // 20 November 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

In defence of the c-word

Emma Byrne, author of new book Swearing is Good for You, talks women, misogyny, swearing and that ever-controversial c-word

Emma Byrne // 14 November 2017

Categories: Blog

“As a working-class woman of colour there are sections of feminism that aren’t made with me in mind”

Lissy Lovett interviews Koko Brown over email about her new play WHITE

Lissy Lovett //

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 November 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Urban carnival

Uplifting beats, political discourse and an overall joyful feel of solidarity. Kirsty Folan is captivated by MALKA’s new album

Kirsty Folan //

Categories: Music, Reviews, Uncategorized

The F-Word stage blog: November 2017

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

Lissy Lovett // 12 November 2017

Categories: Blog

Quentin TarantinoTarantino, your apology is inadequate

Quentin Tarantino's response to the sexual abuse allegations against his long-time friend, Harvey Weinstein, is nowhere near good enough, writes Constanze Wilson

Guest Blogger // 11 November 2017

Categories: Blog

Don Giovanni for the modern woman

Tanja Daub finds a lot of contemporary relevance in a recent production at the Pleasance Theatre

Tanja Daub // 10 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews, Theatre

The F-Word November music playlist

The F-Word playlist is back with a selection of guitar led tunes and protest songs for November

Cazz Blase // 9 November 2017

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 // 6 November 2017

Categories: Blog, Weekly Round-Up & Open Thread

Music to jump up and down to

A quick burst of alternative rock makes for a thrilling ride as Cazz Blase enjoys Rews' debut album

Cazz Blase //

Categories: Music, Reviews

Shedding light in dark places

D H Kelly is moved and impressed by the way that The Keepers focuses on the survivors of violence and the mystery of a murder rather than the perpetrators of such violent crimes

D H Kelly // 3 November 2017

Categories: Television

Truth, justice, Wonder Woman and wishful thinking

Ellie Wilson explores whether Professor Marston and the Wonder Women takes too many liberties with the truth to represent real progress for polyamory on film

Ellie Wilson // 2 November 2017

Categories: Comics, Films, Reviews

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