Articles by Jess McCabe
Weekly round up of things to read.
Jess McCabe // 26 January 2015
Hi everyone, it’s Jess here, former editor of The F-Word. Some of you may know I have been working for the last few months on a crowdfunded project about domestic...
Jess McCabe // 1 December 2014
Welcome to this week’s mix-tape of the stories from across the internet that have caught our eye. Please feel free to add more in the comments. As usual, linking indicates...
Jess McCabe // 17 June 2014
Hello and welcome to Gemma Varnon, who is joining Sheena Vasani, guest blogging for The F-Word throughout the month of June: Gemma Varnom is a writer who spends her free...
Jess McCabe // 6 June 2014
All the news fit to eat
Jess McCabe // 7 April 2014
Welcome to your weekly round up of interesting stories from the last seven days, as selected by members of The F-Word’s editorial collective. Please feel free to share anything we...
Jess McCabe // 3 March 2014
Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona
Jess McCabe // 7 February 2014
Parween is a headteacher in Afghanistan. She teaches girls. When you hear her story - what has happened to her as a result of this job - you will likely ask yourself: in her place, could I carry on teaching?
Jess McCabe // 12 December 2013
A bit of everything from the week just gone
Jess McCabe // 22 October 2013
At the junction of two of the biggest roads in Dar es Salaam, up a flight of stairs, in a white room with white tiles and white curtains, you can...
Jess McCabe // 1 October 2013
Time for our weekly round-up of links and things! Feel free to add more, or just chat, in the comments. As I’m putting this round-up together, the hashtag #solidarityisforwhitewomen is...
Jess McCabe // 12 August 2013
Unless you have been on Mars, you’ll know that feminists have been putting immense pressure on the Bank of England to reverse its plans to redesign the five pound note....
Jess McCabe // 21 July 2013
Jess McCabe looks into Mary Beard's critique of biases in the classics
Jess McCabe // 28 May 2013
When Catherine Redfern, founder of The F-Word, called me up more than six years ago to ask to meet in a South London pub for a chat, I didn’t know...
Jess McCabe // 21 May 2013
Television is a really hard game to break into. Maybe that’s one of the reasons that so much of what’s on TV is so… samey. Dyke Central, a TV show...
Jess McCabe // 11 April 2013
I am really pleased to introduce Chella Quint, who is The F-Word’s first ever comedy editor. Here is a little bit about her: Chella Quint is a comedy writer and...
Jess McCabe // 9 April 2013
A recent incident has revealed that the high street clothes store New Look badly needs to get a new policy to guide how staff treat trans women. Michelle went to...
Jess McCabe // 19 March 2013
Last weekend saw the South Bank Centre full to the brim with attendees of its sell-out annual Women of the World festival. So many events took place, all at the...
Jess McCabe // 13 March 2013
Hello everyone! It’s time for another weekly round-up of what’s been on our radar. The usual disclaimer applies – linking does not imply endorsement, it only implies the subject matter...
Jess McCabe // 11 March 2013
With her neck still hurting from trying to read the subtitles over people's heads, Jess McCabe hails director Wu Tsang's sensitive portrait of one Los Angeles bar
Jess McCabe // 24 February 2013
The much-anticipated documentary about Alice Walker is having its world premiere next month in London. The premiere has sold out, but a second showing has been added the same night,...
Jess McCabe // 23 February 2013
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Jess McCabe // 5 February 2013
A couple of days ago, I asked on Twitter if anyone knew of any feminist bloggers writing about wuxia films (a genre of Chinese period drama that revolves around martial...
Jess McCabe // 9 January 2013