Latest Features

To be young, Bipolar and black: Why Nina Simone’s story matters in the wake of #MeToo

Emma Yapp looks back at Nina Simone's life and how #MeToo could do better by black and mentally ill women

Emma Yapp // 19 March 2018

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media, Features, Racism, Sex and Relationships, Violence

The incredible flying women

Poppy Burton-Morgan considers the powerful messages about gender and bodies that can be conveyed by circus

Poppy Burton-Morgan // 14 March 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

The dirty little secret of ignored necessity

Siobhan Ali investigates how misunderstanding of menstruation continues to impact women worldwide

Siobhan Ali // 13 March 2018

Categories: Body and Health, Features

“Our mission is to promote and develop African and Caribbean creative talent in its widest sense”

The F-Word interviews Anna Coombs of Tangle Theatre

Emily Holyoake // 3 March 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

“I want to be ant in the corner of the room, not the elephant at its centre”

Carla Pol explains why she moved from Italy to the UK to pursue her standup career

Carla Pol // 1 February 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

“I hope this work can inspire women and men to get in touch with and honour the creative power of the mother”

Erin Aniker speaks with artist Camille Sanson about the mental health fears and stigmas surrounding childbirth and motherhood

Erin Aniker // 26 January 2018

Categories: Art, Culture and Media, Family, Features, Interviews, Reviews

Goodbye Leia (and thank you, Carrie)

Emily Zinkin says goodbye to Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia but is still not done going on adventures in a galaxy far, far away or smashing the space patriarchy

Emily Zinkin // 19 January 2018

Categories: Comics, Culture and Media, Features, Reviews

Calming down in Camden

The F-Word interviews some of the artists taking part in the ‘Calm Down Dear’ festival

Lissy Lovett // 14 January 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Feminism, Interviews

Ask me about ‘Indian rapes’ one more time

Ruchi Chaudhury has had enough of the incessant grilling she is subjected to by voyeuristic British people who perceive rape as unique to India

Ruchi Chaudhury // 10 January 2018

Categories: Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Racism, Stereotypes, Violence

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