Articles about 'humour'

Visit Pussy Willow, a town (not) like any other

Jac Nunns reviews Tales from Pussy Willow, animated web series by Kate Jessop which pokes fingers and raises eyebrows at absurd yet commonplace situations

Jac Nunns // 4 January 2018

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

In praise of funny women

Catherine King discusses the challenges of being a funny woman on the dating scene

Guest Blogger // 19 December 2016

Categories: Blog

Unsexy women: Love, sex and marginalised bodies

In a culture which categorises some groups of women as unattractive, D H Kelly explores how this has an effect far beyond whether or not we find love or get laid

D H Kelly // 8 July 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Features, Racism, Sex and Relationships

Human behaviour

Lauren Hossack reviews Sara Pascoe’s Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body and learns about the fascinating, complicated past and present of being a woman

Lauren Hossack // 16 June 2016

Categories: Books, Comedy, Reviews

On Mansplaining

'Mansplain' has become the Macquarie Dictionary 'Word of the Year 2014'. D H Kelly examines whether the over-use of this humorous term might undermine the aims of feminism

D H Kelly // 6 February 2015

Categories: Blog

We saw your boobs

Philippa asks whether the Oscars opening song, "We saw your boobs" was funny or offensive

Philippa Willitts // 25 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Those who think VAW is a joke will never take it seriously – unless they are made to pay

A guest post from Jane Fae picking up on the Paddy Power story that Helen G blogged about on Sunday

Jane Fae // 22 February 2012

Categories: Blog

How To Be a Woman

Ava Jackson reviews Caitlin Moran's book of the moment; a laugh-out-loud, light-hearted look at the day-to-day obstacles which await women in a modern world, from plastic surgery to tiny knickers

Ava Jackson // 13 July 2011

Categories: Books, Reviews

More advice from cartoon princesses

The Advice from Cartoon Princesses series continues, this time with Snow White: “You know you’ve made it as the prettiest person when everyone wants to kill you.” See also, advice...

Jess McCabe // 19 November 2010

Categories: Blog

Blades within blades within blades

To make up for me and Lynne’s cross-posting mishap about Equal Pay Day (it’s so important we said it twice), here is a little animation inspired by Hyperbole and a...

Jess McCabe // 2 November 2010

Categories: Blog

Brontë Sisters Power Dolls!

I realise this video has done the rounds of feminist blogs already, but somehow we managed to miss it – so, for a bit of Monday afternoon feminist fun:

Jess McCabe // 7 June 2010

Categories: Blog

Oven Pride and Sexism in Advertising

Is this advert sexist? This was the theme of a debate I took part in on the Richard Bacon programme last Thursday (scroll through to an hour and 43 minutes...

Holly Combe // 26 May 2009

Categories: Blog

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