Articles by Guest Blogger

Star Wars has always been a girls’ thing too

As a life-long Star Wars fan, Nick Beard hails the latest instalment of the saga for scoring diversity and feminist points

Guest Blogger // 2 January 2016

Categories: Blog

All I want for Christmas is liberation from the capitalist patriarchy

As part of our #festivefeminism season, Sarah Fletcher asks whether "kitsch" feminist products are undermining the movement

Guest Blogger // 23 December 2015

Categories: Blog

‘Tis the season for “don’t get raped” advice

It's our #festivefeminism month and Ellie Hutchinson asks why we have to put up with the now annual "don't get raped" messages from the police

Guest Blogger // 22 December 2015

Categories: Blog

The comic strip: Feminist santa

We're celebrating #festivefeminism. Our new regular illustrator Silvia Carrus brings you Feminist Santa

Guest Blogger // 21 December 2015

Categories: Blog

Oh Rose, thou art sick

Deborah Nicholls-Lee argues that too much pink may be bad for your child

Guest Blogger // 30 November 2015

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

Austerity is a political choice: join Sisters’ Uncut Funeral March this Saturday

Sisters Uncut invite you to join their anti-austerity march this Saturday in central London

Guest Blogger // 25 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Do we value women’s work?

Global Women's Strike argue it's time to stand up for women's unpaid care work.

Guest Blogger // 11 November 2015

Categories: Blog

PrEP is a game changer in HIV prevention, but why isn’t it available to women?

Susan Cole wonders why the NHS hasn't yet decided whether to make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) available to women at high risk of contracting HIV, despite indications of its effectiveness

Guest Blogger // 7 November 2015

Categories: Blog

The time is NOW: we are the suffragettes

On Wednesday night, Sisters Uncut made headlines as 14 activists stormed the red carpet at the premiere of the film Suffragette

Guest Blogger // 9 October 2015

Categories: Blog

Hitting the ugliness jackpot

John Servante has never been happy with his appearance. Here's why that should change

Guest Blogger // 29 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Erika Lust: ten years of making films, not porn

Renowned Swedish erotic director Erika Lust shares her professional journey with The F-Word as her XConfessions come to the Raindance film fest in London

Guest Blogger // 21 September 2015

Categories: Blog

How Corbyn broke the mould with women-only carriages

Helen Raymond argues that Jeremy Corbyn's support for women-only train carriages is more than a political gimmick and is likely to make travelling women feel safer

Guest Blogger // 10 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Bleeding nuisance

As Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month starts, Daloni Carlisle, Ambassador for The Eve Appeal, explains why women must start talking about their period

Guest Blogger // 9 September 2015

Categories: Blog

How to date a feminist

Clare Louise Phipps asks why it's so hard for forward women in the online dating game

Guest Blogger // 8 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Me and my body image

Tilly-Jayne Kidman on her struggles with body image and how learning to focus on health has helped her to to combat negative feelings about the way she looks

Guest Blogger // 6 September 2015

Categories: Blog

The false rape/assault accusation trope – a bit fishy and definitely not funny

Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer is unimpressed with Home and Away's recent use of the tired and potentially harmful false rape accusation trope

Guest Blogger // 4 September 2015

Categories: Blog, Features & Reviews Round-Up

Why I refuse to wear high heels

Kerry Flint points to a double standard in footwear

Guest Blogger // 26 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Deferring a key, a ring and motherhood for my backpack and passport. Am I doing life wrong?

Ashton Simpson writes about her choice as a young woman to travel and asks why so many still find it troubling when young women don't adhere to the socially accepted paths of mortgage, marriage and motherhood within the expected timeframe

Guest Blogger // 23 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Why do women only make up 11% of the 2 million British construction industry workers?

Lekha Mohanlal wants to know why the UK construction industry boom hasn't attracted many women - are women really afraid to don their overalls, or is it more that they don't realise the opportunities are there?

Guest Blogger // 21 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Support for breastfeeding mums in the workplace

Breastfeeding advocate and mum Becky Young on her experience working for an employer who supported her breastfeeding at work, and argues that mothers need more support to manage work and breastfeeding

Guest Blogger // 10 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Should we decriminalise the sex industry? My heart says no but my head says otherwise

Kay Page on the current debate about the decriminalisation of sex work, and why it's not a question that can be easily answered, even for feminists

Guest Blogger // 6 August 2015

Categories: Blog

The Pensions gender gap – what’s being done about it?

Ryan Smith looks at the gap between men's and women's pensions, and asks what can be done to ensure greater equality in terms of financial security in retirement

Guest Blogger // 4 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Marching against austerity with the Feminist Bloc

Jade Moulds blogs about her experiences protesting with other women against the cuts to services and support, and why feminists need to get involved in opposing planned cuts that will leave many women more vulnerable.

Guest Blogger // 2 August 2015

Categories: Blog

Is it too much to ask?

Alexandra Collinson asks why the media continues to sideline the careers and achievements of famous women in favour of their dresses and husbands

Guest Blogger // 31 July 2015

Categories: Blog

The double whammy of sexism and racism

P. Kaur notices an increase in sexually explicit racist hate speech and asks whether women be sexually available to qualify for a place in the UK

Guest Blogger // 26 July 2015

Categories: Blog

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