Articles by Guest Blogger

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


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

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


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