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Why we need to stop feeling guilty around sugar

Catherine King considers some of the current culture around eating, particularly the idea of 'guilt'

Guest Blogger // 2 September 2017

Categories: Blog

#ThatsHarassment campaignExamining the #ThatsHarassment campaign

Kate Harveston considers a new campaign designed to raise awareness of everyday sexual harassment

Guest Blogger // 25 August 2017

Categories: Blog

Mother and two children on a sofaShould mums listen to the wise ladies that live in their phones?

Online parenting groups can be a source of support but can also prompt competition between mums, writes Kat Arksey

Guest Blogger // 23 August 2017

Categories: Blog

Why we need feminist role modelsWhy we need feminist role models from a young age

Learning kindness and compassion is essential if we want our feminism to be truly progressive, writes Charlotte Wylie

Guest Blogger // 18 August 2017

Categories: Blog

A man and a woman who have just got marriedIs there a feminist way to get married?

Catherine King asks whether adding your own twist to wedding day tradition is enough to divorce marriage from its patriarchal roots

Guest Blogger // 16 August 2017

Categories: Blog

Banning sexist ads will benefit the youngest in our society

Sexist advertising is part of a culture that teaches girls they exist to serve men and not themselves, writes Sarah Wilson

Guest Blogger // 9 August 2017

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Worrying about not having a ‘motherly’ instinct doesn’t make you a bad feminist

Jordan King urges us not to feel guilty for internalising the pressure to be 'natural' with children

Guest Blogger // 2 August 2017

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How travelling alone can help you become a better feministHow travelling alone will help you be a better feminist

Taking yourself out of your comfort zone can be a great help in unlearning internalised misogyny, writes Charlotte Wylie

Guest Blogger // 26 July 2017

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The Thirteenth Doctor

It’s time the ‘jokes’ about the new female Doctor Who are considered for what they really are, argues Amy Roskilly

Guest Blogger // 22 July 2017

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The comic strip: Stereotype bags

The F-Word's resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, shows that gender stereotypes very often do not fit comfortably

Guest Blogger // 21 July 2017

Categories: Blog

The Feminist Library - Anaïs CharlesFighting for The Feminist Library with film

The Feminist Library is a treasure trove of feminist history and needs support more than ever, which is why Anaïs Charles made a film about it

Guest Blogger // 19 July 2017

Categories: Blog

Having compassion online can make you a better feministHaving compassion online will help you be a better feminist

In an age of what feels like perpetual bad news and division, better feminism relies on compassion and patience online, writes Charlotte Wylie

Guest Blogger // 12 July 2017

Categories: Blog

Hope springs

Guest blogger Holly Donovan writes about the sexism she has encountered in the acting industry and her plans to change that culture

Guest Blogger // 5 July 2017

Categories: Blog

Blonde woman thinkingBeauty standards differ, but the pressure to meet them doesn’t

The ideal body type may differ across countries, but the pressure to appear a certain way affects women all the same, writes Kate Harveston

Guest Blogger // 28 June 2017

Categories: Blog

Feminist FightbackSupporting the LSE cleaner’s strike from the picket lines

The cleaners at LSE recently went on strike for better pay and conditions. This is a feminist issue, writes Vanessa Griffin

Guest Blogger // 24 June 2017

Categories: Blog

Diversity in Parliament: time for gender quotas?

The stagnation in numbers of female MPs can only be successfully addressed with legislation, argues Jackie Thomas

Guest Blogger // 17 June 2017

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How you can drive the change you want to see in advertising imagery

Heidy Rehman encourages us to click on and purchase from a diverse range of images of women

Guest Blogger // 14 June 2017

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The comic strip: Feminist relationships

Cartoonist-in-residence, Silvia Carrus, depicts some of the pitfalls of heterosexual partnerings

Guest Blogger // 28 May 2017

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The (anti)feminist teachers in popular media

Our monthly guest blogger, Madeleine Pownall, worries about what the portrayal of women in popular media is teaching us about gender and sexuality

Guest Blogger // 27 May 2017

Categories: Blog

The rise and rise of lad culture on campus

Chloe Price is alarmed by the increasing misogyny and sexist attitudes of male students, and calls for urgent action to make women safer at university

Guest Blogger // 24 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Close-up of a woman's faceIt’s time to talk about endometriosis

Healthcare and medicine may be improving rapidly, but why do women still face a barrier of shame in the doctor’s office? Asks Emily Chudy

Guest Blogger // 23 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Is our sexual health the final unexplored frontier?

Mother Pearl calls on us to start talking about our libidos and feeling more comfortable with low sex drives

Guest Blogger // 22 May 2017

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Please stop calling your daughters ‘stupid’

Madeleine Pownall argues that we should be careful how we label our children, as words are powerful and can have a lasting impact

Guest Blogger // 20 May 2017

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No-fault divorce: time for the UK to catch up?

Mercedes King-Jones thinks it's time for the law to recognise unhappiness in marriage as a reason to seek divorce

Guest Blogger // 19 May 2017

Categories: Blog

My rape wasn’t dramatic – but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t real

Our monthly guest blogger, Madeleine Pownall, welcomes the portrayal of rape in Netflix show 13 Reasons Why, and argues that lack of resistance does not constitute consent

Guest Blogger // 17 May 2017

Categories: Blog

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