The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in March
Lissy Lovett // 9 March 2017
Jo Whitehead despairs at Jenni Murray’s recent assertion that trans women cannot be ‘real’ women
Joanna Whitehead // 6 March 2017
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
Sophie Turner uses the much-maligned selfie to document her life and explore her identity
Sophie Turner // 3 March 2016
Megan Stodel disagrees that gendered price differentiation on similar products is a result of rational actors making decisions in a perfect system, saying that we need to appreciate the underlying barriers that allow this exploitative practice
Megan Stodel // 20 February 2016
Megan Stodel isn't straight, but she believes there are some women out there who are; here, she explains her controversial and seemingly science-defying position
Megan Stodel // 8 November 2015
How can we talk about people in a way that acknowledges bisexuality? Megan Stodel explores the barriers and looks for answers
Megan Stodel // 27 August 2015
Corrina Antrobus is touched by Christian Petzold's Phoenix, an extraordinary story of postwar loss and rehabilitation
Corrina Antrobus // 6 May 2015
Guest blogger Mag the Blag challenges feelings of shame
Mag the Blag // 9 August 2014
Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona. A short introduction to Mexico’s riot-grrrl-in-chief, Teresa...
Holly Combe // 7 February 2014
Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona
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Ailsa Bristow watches Canadian sci-fi cloning drama, Orphan Black and finds a striking affirmation of the feminist adage “biology isn’t destiny”. NB: This review contains spoilers for the first three...
Holly Combe // 18 October 2013
Ailsa Bristow watches Canadian sci-fi cloning drama, Orphan Black and finds a striking affirmation of the feminist adage "biology isn't destiny"
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Amanda Chan shares her experience of trying to get her banks to accept her chosen title
Guest Blogger // 19 July 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
Helen G listens to the fourth album from Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo and is immersed from the first note to the last. Dear River, the fourth album...
Holly Combe // 30 June 2013
Helen G listens to the fourth album from Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo and is immersed from the first note to the last
Helen G //
Caroline Pearce reflects on how the shopgirl is the "perfect modern avatar for frustrated feminist ideals of happiness"
Guest Blogger // 18 April 2013
Artist Shabnam Shabazi discusses the ideas of home, identity and exile explored in her new show, Body House
Guest Blogger // 23 October 2012
Nicola Stott argues that "woman" is a label well worth keeping
Guest Blogger // 6 September 2012
Bristol based writer Sian Norris asked people to share the light bulb moment they realised they were a feminist: Abigail Rutherford reviews the stories told as a result, examining the diverse experiences and beliefs which lead people to consider themselves feminists
Abigail Rutherford // 5 June 2012
'Natural' beauty demands hard labour to appear effortlessly beautiful and blemish-free. Brash, flamboyant, over-the-top makeup and clothes can let us reclaim our image, argues Shona McCombes
Shona McCombes // 23 December 2011
Categories: Body and Health
The Japanese government is facing a law suit brought by five people who claim that their constututional rights have been violated by the law forcing married couples to share the...
Laura // 12 January 2011