Articles about 'gender'

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part six

Here are The F-Word’s sixth and final set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering theatre, dance, physical theatre and circus

Various Authors // 1 September 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

It’s time to simplify the gender recognition process

D H Kelly makes the case for a simpler gender recognition process for trans and non-binary people

D H Kelly // 21 August 2017

Categories: Body and Health, Features, Politics and Current Affairs

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part three

Here are The F-Word’s third set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering comedy and theatre

Various Authors // 18 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Theatre

Women and music festivals, again…

Cazz Blase argues that we need to seriously reconsider the pulling power of women performers at festivals

Cazz Blase // 30 June 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Outdated information is a threat to asylum seekers

Incorrect information has been harming people seeking asylum in the UK on the grounds of sexual orientation. Megan Stodel warns there could be more outdated and weak evidence being used

Megan Stodel // 16 May 2017

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: May 2017

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

Lissy Lovett // 10 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Fear in the modern world

Harriet Wailling is engaged and unnerved by three new dance pieces from 2Faced Dance

Harriet Wailling // 24 April 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

“I’m not a TERF, but…”

Jo Whitehead despairs at Jenni Murray’s recent assertion that trans women cannot be ‘real’ women

Joanna Whitehead // 6 March 2017

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media, Features, Language, Politics and Current Affairs, Stereotypes, Violence

Punk’s pioneer

Jo Whitehead is struck by the brutal honesty in Laura Jane Grace’s moving account of being raised as a boy, navigating adulthood as an angry radical and then transitioning while fronting international anarchist punk band, Against Me!

Joanna Whitehead // 11 February 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

The image of being queer: how should we tackle heteronormativity?

Megan Wallace discusses the limitations of queer subcultures as presented in the media and beyond

Megan Wallace // 31 January 2017

Categories: Features

I wore men’s clothes for a month – and it changed my life

Motivated by Octieber and determined to combat the world of gendered clothing, Lucy Rycroft-Smith tries menswear for a month and documents her findings

Lucy Rycroft-Smith // 7 January 2017

Categories: Fashion and Image, Features

Horses and headlocks

Emily Moore, our guest blogger for December, highlights how gendering sports that require similar skills can lead to them being differently valued

Emily Moore // 15 December 2016

Categories: Blog

Conviction: a Shondaland-esque legal procedural

The excellent casting makes the show but the women are not complex enough, says J. T. Rattray

J. T. Rattray // 5 December 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Mrs & Mrs

Our guest blogger for November, Jennifer Evans, writes about her wife, wedding and relationship

Jennifer Evans // 5 November 2016

Categories: Blog

Why a Muslim woman’s refusal to shake a man’s hand is a feminist issue

A Muslim woman refusing to shake a man’s hand is a feminist, cultural, religious and political issue that exposes what it really means to be treated equally, writes Monica Karpinski

Monica Karpinski // 5 October 2016

Categories: Blog

Ms Hoyle transcends gender

Mary Paterson is thrilled by the opposition to the patriarchy evident in the anti-drag show The Prime of Ms David Hoyle

Mary Paterson // 3 October 2016

Categories: Art, Reviews, Theatre

Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe – part one

This is our first post bringing you reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We'll have a few more over the coming days. Today we begin with comedy

Various Authors // 9 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Sawdust and sisterhood

Flora Herberich writes about the role of women in contemporary circus and the upcoming Postcards Festival at Jacksons Lane Theatre in London

Guest Blogger // 11 July 2016

Categories: Blog

Conversations about gender identity

Mary Paterson reviews a double bill of STELLA and Adam’s Apple, both part of LIFT, and speaks with STELLA’s writer and director, Neil Bartlett

Mary Paterson // 10 June 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The F-Word stage blog: April 2016

The first in a series of posts on The F-Word about what's happening on stage in the UK

Lissy Lovett // 12 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Ursula Martinez builds a wall

Rita Suszek considers the performance Free Admission and finds it a display of agency, humanity and wit

Rita Suszek // 15 February 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Playing the gender game

Lusana Taylor reviews Girls will be Girls by Emer O’Toole and admires the author’s playful, honest and often very funny approach to gender

Lusana Taylor // 8 February 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Gender is performance!

What Bowie meant to me

Melanie // 18 January 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

A fair perspective

Nick Beard watches the second series of The Affair and finds a sophisticated examination of the gap between who we perceive ourselves to be and the reality of how we behave

Nick Beard // 22 November 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Dear Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Howard-Ahern writes an open letter to Germaine Greer, whose troubling views on transgender issues are not consistent with an otherwise powerful feminist philosophy

Elizabeth Howard-Ahern // 19 November 2015

Categories: Features, Feminism

  • The F-Word on Twitter
  • The F-Word on Facebook
  • Our XML Feeds