Articles about 'Bristol'

Does bubble tea taste better when it’s made by white people?

Josephine Tsui reflects on a recent trend in cultural appropriation

Josephine Tsui // 13 July 2017

Categories: Blog

Women of Bristol

Megan Stodel reviews Women and the City: Bristol 1373-2000, edited by Madge Dresser, and explores the worth of local history in providing more well-rounded accounts of women's lives during various eras

Megan Stodel // 17 September 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

The F-Word stage blog: May 2016

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in May

Lissy Lovett // 10 May 2016

Categories: Blog

Flicking the V sign

For 17 years, Eve Ensler's episodic triple-header The Vagina Monologues has been shocking and entertaining audiences all around the globe. Jane Duffus checks in with the show in Bristol

Jane Duffus // 7 November 2013

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Zen and the art of rubbish bin maintenance

Is this a clever twist on daily chores or is it class pornography? Britain's first solo exhibition of Mierle Laderman Ukeles' earlier work makes an uncertain impression on Abbi Davey

Abbi Davey // 16 October 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

Funny as Frock!

Promoters of nights with mixed-gender bills can learn a lot from What The Frock! Comedian Charlie Sanders reports from the front

Charlie Sanders // 5 August 2013

Categories: Comedy

Who decides what’s normal?

The groundbreaking new play My Normal Life is an impressive and eye-opening experience for Jane Duffus

Jane Duffus // 8 July 2013

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Far from a fairytale

A one man show leaves Megan Stodel uncertain with its focus on violence against women

Megan Stodel // 1 July 2013

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

“One local radio station came back and said the lyric was too blunt”: Gaptooth on ‘Ladykillers’ (part two)

Are feminists in the mainstream under pressure to be politically subtle in the current so-called post-feminist climate? This is the concluding installment of Holly's two-part interview with Gaptooth about the song 'Ladykillers'. You can read the earlier blog entry here

Holly Combe // 4 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Tired of settling for less: Gaptooth on ‘Ladykillers’

Gaptooth is a synth pop act with an unambiguously feminist message. Holly speaks to her about the forthcoming single 'Ladykillers' and its significance, in anticipation of its 10 December release on International Human Rights Day

Holly Combe // 3 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Voting today

Today is 15 November, which means there are elections going on in most of England and Wales. Firstly, in 41 police force areas (excluding London), people will be able to...

Megan Stodel // 15 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Bristol mayoral election: what about women?

Bristol mayoral election is just round the corner but 14 out of 15 candidates standing are men. Will the election change anything for women? Megan Stodel finds out at Women's Question Time

Megan Stodel // 12 November 2012

Categories: Politics and Current Affairs

Song of the day: Selecter – Bristol & Miami

The Specials ‘Ghost Town’ may have been the anthem to the UK riots of 1981, but the Bristol riot The Selecter are singing about here happened in 1980, and it...

Cazz Blase // 19 August 2012

Categories: Blog

All in a day’s work

With a massive five gallery takeover of the Arnolfini in Bristol, Olivia Plender has certainly been industrious, but Tom Denbigh questions whether her message always comes across clearly

Tom Denbigh // 4 August 2012

Categories: Art, Reviews

New feature: How the coalition cuts are impacting the women of Bristol

As a report finds Bristol’s women are being hit hard by coalition cuts, Sian Norris interviews domestic violence advisor Sian Taylor from Wish, one of the organisations forced to slash...

Jess McCabe // 3 November 2011

Categories: Blog

How the coalition cuts are impacting the women of Bristol

As a report finds Bristol's women are being hit hard by coalition cuts, Sian Norris interviews domestic violence advisor Sian Taylor from Wish, one of the organisations forced to slash services

Sian Norris // 2 November 2011

Categories: Politics and Current Affairs, Violence

Attend a global feminist activism workshop in Bristol, Birmingham or Leeds

Sarah Haynes from Women for Women International urges readers to sign up for global feminist activism workshops in three major cities – all outside London It’s hard to deny there’s...

Guest Blogger // 1 February 2011

Categories: Blog

New review: Viva la vagina

Jessica Gjergji is blown away by a performance of The Vagina Monologues at the Bristol Old Vic “My daughter’s got a part in tonight’s performance,” I hear a rather tall...

Jess McCabe // 4 July 2010

Categories: Blog

Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery – you can do better than this!

In this guest post, Bristol Feminists question an art show put on by the local Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery Art from the New World is a “brash, hip”...

Guest Blogger // 10 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Women Take Action Against Rape: Event in Bristol This Saturday

Every day, an average of 30 women contact Bristol organisations seeking help for rape/sexual abuse and, last year, there were 225 rapes and 727 other sexual assaults reported to the...

Holly Combe // 24 November 2006

Categories: Blog

Bristol Domestic Abuse Forum Launches Campaign

A new campaign encouraging men to reject domestic abuse against women is being launched in Bristol. The posters feature the message “Domestic Abuse There’s No Excuse” and show a series...

Holly Combe // 13 November 2006

Categories: Blog

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