Articles about 'privilege'

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

Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe – part three

Our fifth post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, covering theatre

Various Authors // 15 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

A kinder, gentler Litchfield?

Sasha Garwood follows up on Dawn Kofie's recap of season two of Orange is the New Black, with the lowdown on the first episode of season three

Sasha Garwood // 16 June 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Pop goes feminism

Feminism is becoming fashionable, but Ellie Hutchinson asks what it means for the movement to have celebrities embracing it

Guest Blogger // 3 October 2014

Categories: Blog

Suppressed again?

A guest post from SWOU (Sex Worker Open University) about the failure of the upcoming 'Feminism in London' conference to include any sex workers on its sex work panel

Guest Blogger // 15 September 2014

Categories: Blog

Understanding the “Privileged”

Guest blogger Sheena Vasani reflects on privilege in her and others' lives.

Sheena Vasani // 5 July 2014

Categories: Blog

What can I do about my white privilege?

This week in "Awkward Conversations On My Facebook": what begins as a humorous post about race takes a turn for the humourless when a white person says to the brown person who began the thread, "Talking about white privilege makes me uncomfortable - what can I do to help?" Stay tuned to find out...

Amber Collins // 1 July 2014

Categories: Blog

On ‘toxic Twitter feminism’ and being called out

Sarah describes 'Twitter feminism' as 'feminism that includes minority voices' and puts being 'called out' in perspective

Sarah Thomasin // 1 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Join The Girls’ Network: help young women achieve their potential

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

Categories: Blog

On allies, silencing and privilege

Who comes off the worst when a self-declared ally messes up? Is call-out culture and privilege-checking oppressive to people with privilege or does it protect those who are more vulnerable? How can an ally react when called out on something they did or said?

Philippa Willitts // 27 March 2013

Categories: Blog

A voice of liberation

Tabasum Wolayat speaks out against foreign stereotyping of Afghan women

No Women No Peace // 11 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 14 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Guest song of the day: Emilie Autumn – Thank God I’m Pretty

Kaite Welsh on Emilie Autumn's sarcastic and angry song about objectification and the perils of being thought of as 'pretty'

Guest Blogger // 22 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Unchecked privilege, or the problem with Glen

Elisa explores the importance of allies recognising their privilege

Guest Blogger // 14 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: The The (feat. Neneh Cherry) – Slow Train to Dawn

Whether this duet between Neneh Cherry and Matt Johnson is about a slow train to the dawning of equality or just a realisation in a relationship is open to interpretation

Holly Combe // 1 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Ask A Feminist #6: A question of nuance

This week's Ask A Feminist tries to reconcile two potentially conflicting feminist beliefs relating to women's dress and speech.

Laura // 22 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Who needs another minority?

Minority rights are under attack as never before – mostly under cover of George Osborne’s grand “let’s save the economy project”. Those with privilege and agenda are looking to roll...

Jane Fae // 8 September 2011

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread, 15th August 2011

Hello all, and welcome to this week’s round-up post. As always, use the comments to contribute your own links and discuss anything that’s not been covered in more detail on...

Carrie Dunn // 15 August 2011

Categories: Blog

When we are very wrong

Philippa writes about how to react when called out on privilege.

Philippa Willitts //

Categories: Blog

Zine on privilege launches, calls for contributions

A new zine called Dangerous Conversations is due to launch later in 2011, and thee people behind it are calling for submissions – they’re also looking for others to participate...

Jess McCabe // 9 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Oppression olympics: the privilege paradox?

We all know that, just like men, women are not all the same. We come in different shapes and sizes. We come from different backgrounds and ethnic groups. Some of...

Holly Combe // 23 August 2010

Categories: Blog

Unemployed? On a low income? Make sure you vote!

Please note that the following blog post only represents my own opinion and is not meant to be taken as “the official F-word view on the election” I think the...

Holly Combe // 5 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Positive Discrimination Debate

When it comes to the question of positive discrimination, I tend to err towards a similar view to the one that Lib Dem MP Jackie Ballard expressed a few years...

Holly Combe // 21 March 2008

Categories: Blog

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