Kitty Jansz-Moore hails board games as fantastically 'equal' spaces and encourages us all to embrace our inner geek
Guest Blogger // 4 February 2017
Nazmin Akthar-Sheikh disagrees with Dame Louise Casey's defence of her review on community cohesion in Britain, arguing that employers, institutions and individuals must all work together to achieve integration
Guest Blogger // 26 January 2017
Jennifer Evans is tired of being treated differently because she is in a relationship with a woman
Jennifer Evans // 12 November 2016
Sometimes there are issues that aren't easy to work out. Megan Stodel discusses why she isn't sure whether to campaign for mothers to be added to marriage certificates
Megan Stodel // 3 October 2015
What role does gender inequality play in how we approach issues of privacy and autonomy? D H Kelly follows Gemma Varnom’s Black Mirror review with an examination of the blocking...
Holly Combe // 26 February 2015
What role does gender inequality play in how we approach issues of privacy and autonomy? D H Kelly follows Gemma Varnom's Black Mirror review with an examination of the blocking theme in the show's most recent episode
D H Kelly //
Channel 4 describes Viktoria Modesta as “inspiring, unique and very hot” with “a difference that sets her apart from the idealised form of a pop artist”. Gemma Varnom asks, can...
Holly Combe // 20 December 2014
Channel 4 describes Viktoria Modesta as "inspiring, unique and very hot" with "a difference that sets her apart from the idealised form of a pop artist". Gemma Varnom asks, can a disabled performer only be noticed or valued if her performance centres on her apparent otherness?
Gemma Varnom // 19 December 2014
Feminism is becoming fashionable, but Ellie Hutchinson asks what it means for the movement to have celebrities embracing it
Guest Blogger // 3 October 2014
I stood back and looked at the board. Over fifty names. After the first fifteen I'd started to worry, at twenty-five I was stressed and by the end frustrated beyond belief. Over fifty names.
G // 28 September 2014
Sexuality and survival – Joanna Whitehead swoons over Angel Haze Content note: ‘Cleaning Out my Closet’ (linked to in the first mention of the song) contains a descriptive account of...
Holly Combe // 11 May 2014
Sexuality and survival - Joanna Whitehead swoons over Angel Haze
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A couple of weeks ago, I posted a call for features for the theatre section. I’ve just posted the first of these, in which Max Smiles analyses the last 50...
Megan Stodel // 18 January 2014
Max Smiles applies the Bechdel Test to theatre in London and finds too few productions make the grade
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Mariam Wallentin discusses musical influences, political causes and creative freedom in the face of the patriarchal-capitalist music industry. This is the second and final installment of Holly's two-part Q&A with Mariam the Believer. You can read the earlier part here
Holly Combe // 5 November 2013
Though the same-sex marriage bill is a major step forward for LGB equality, it marginalises trans people and their rights, argues Reubs Walsh
Reubs Walsh // 10 September 2013
After seeing Blue Stockings, Sophie Walshe is ready to reclaim the old insult and insist on recognition for the women who campaigned for equal education in 1896
Sophie Walshe // 3 September 2013
"I'm not sure when or why I separated my black identity/reality from my feminist ideals, and when they became separate things. I think that the feminist movement is so dominated by white women and the experience of especially middle class white women, that I forget that I exist, saddled with further battles to climb"
Tara // 4 July 2013
Katie Eliza Wright introduces The Girls Network, which aims to inspire and support young girls from the least advantaged communities through positive female role models
Guest Blogger // 8 May 2013
The Government is on the verge of repealing an essential part of equality legislation; Laura has the details and information on what you can do to try and stop it
Laura // 19 April 2013
Marriage equality might be on the way but it seems the fripperies and rituals of the traditional wedding are still coveted as the superior choice. Olivia Rudgard looks at the role of the TV show 'Bridezilla' in all this and asks, what about wedding equality?
Guest Blogger // 18 April 2013
Herpreet Kaur Grewal talked to her colleagues on the Sikh Feminist Research Institute's editorial board about why they are feminists. This blog post collects their views to mark the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi, which took place this weekend
Guest Blogger // 16 April 2013
Laura argues that Thatcher's individualism and her actions during her time in office mean she cannot be considered a feminist
Laura // 9 April 2013
It’s a hard sell to make pensions interesting to anyone under 50. They didn’t interest me either until I started researching them. When I did I realised that they are...
Kendra Strauss // 14 February 2013