Articles by Guest Blogger

“Go home!” The aftermath of Brexit

Following the UK vote to leave the EU, our anonymous writer describes how racist arguments have infected many communities and are now spilling out onto racist aggression on our streets

Guest Blogger // 29 July 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Racism, Street harassment

Shutting down the Ghostbusters hate: three films to remake with men

Chelsey Lang suggests the reverse-Ghostbusters treatment for several popular films with female leads

Guest Blogger // 27 July 2016

Categories: Blog

Theresa May is not my feminism

Theresa May becoming Prime Minister has been hailed by some as a victory for feminism. Osha Al-Mossallami argues that the representation of women in politics should be about more than an image

Guest Blogger // 25 July 2016

Categories: Blog

The wrong kind of victim

Following the coverage of the Stanford university rape case, an anonymous contributor discusses her own experiences of sexual assault and the difficulties she faced when identifying herself as a victim of rape

Guest Blogger // 19 July 2016

Categories: Features, Violence

Sawdust and sisterhood

Flora Herberich writes about the role of women in contemporary circus and the upcoming Postcards Festival at Jacksons Lane Theatre in London

Guest Blogger // 11 July 2016

Categories: Blog

A personal story of disordered eating

An anonymous author endured years of anxiety about food and weight, but without a diagnosis to describe her experiences. She wonders how many others may be in a similar position

Guest Blogger // 2 June 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Features

The hidden work of being a woman in public

Fiona Vera-Gray writes about how Doll’s Eye Theatre are bringing street harassment to the stage

Guest Blogger // 29 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Keep your rosaries off our ovaries! Defending reproductive rights in Poland

Hanna Mroczek from Dziewuchy Dziewuchom Irlandia explains the current abortion law situation in Poland and talks about activism it triggered

Guest Blogger // 27 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Being a feminist parent of a disabled child

Being a feminist parent of a disabled child reminded Jill about the importance of choice

Guest Blogger // 21 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Why we blocked Millennium Bridge

The Bridge Club, a group of activists fighting for the right to decriminalised abortion across the UK, talk about their direct action on Millennium Bridge

Guest Blogger // 20 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Sexist textbooks

Elin Weiss couldn't believe how sexist textbooks teach girls to diet and boys to hate fashion

Guest Blogger // 19 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Stock photos fail survivors

Janey Stephenson argues that stock photos don’t just simplify violence against women, they fail survivors

Guest Blogger // 18 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Everyone is either a sexist or a feminist

Dan Burdge argues that identifying as a feminist should be everyone's default position

Guest Blogger // 10 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Sorry Origins, I’m not getting the glow – or buying your products

Liz Smith on why the 'wellness' lifestyle can be damaging to women

Guest Blogger // 6 April 2016

Categories: Blog

#FeministParenting

This month, we're focusing on #FeministParenting. Comic artist, Silvia Carrus, tackles some double standards.

Guest Blogger // 23 March 2016

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

STI dating sites: the sex and the stigma

Specialist STI dating websites help those diagnosed with an STI find relationships. But are they a good thing? Jo Eckersley investigates.

Guest Blogger // 17 March 2016

Categories: Blog

The comic strip: #feMANism

Resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, on our theme of the month, #feMANism

Guest Blogger // 22 February 2016

Categories: Blog

Men need something, but not a movement

As part of The F-Word’s #feMANism month, Sarah Fletcher discussed the need for a ‘men’s movement’, one that distances itself from the MRA nonsense and creates a space where men...

Guest Blogger // 18 February 2016

Categories: Blog

Rape: I was waiting for it to be my turn

A survivor shares her story

Guest Blogger // 11 February 2016

Categories: Blog

Should men have their own gender equality movement?

To kick start our #feMANism season, examining the place of men in modern feminism, Sarah Fletcher makes the case for a separate men's movement

Guest Blogger // 7 February 2016

Categories: Blog

The comic strip: Friend-zone

Our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, on that most hated of terms.

Guest Blogger // 5 February 2016

Categories: Blog

CBB Steph, you’re not a ‘slut’ (whatever that means anyway)

Samantha Rea watches Celebrity Big Brother and wonders how a snog can possibly be a scandal in 2016

Guest Blogger // 2 February 2016

Categories: Blog

We need to talk about periods

Sophie Jo says no to euphemisms. Why can't we just say we're bleeding and it hurts like hell?

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Categories: Blog

My rapist walked free

As only 6% of reported rapes end in a conviction, an anonymous contributor tells her harrowing story

Guest Blogger // 1 February 2016

Categories: Features, Violence

Revenge porn law puts perpetrators first

Rikke Amundsen argues that the law supposedly created to protect victims is weighted in favour of perpetrators

Guest Blogger // 31 January 2016

Categories: Blog

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