Some women don’t realise they are sexually assaulted until later due to internalised sexism, writes Louisa Adjoa Parker
Guest Blogger // 11 April 2017
The overturning of Ched Evans’ rape conviction isn’t just an exception, it’s a threat to the fabric of institutions that campaign to protect women, writes Rashida Islam
Guest Blogger // 22 October 2016
The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in October
Lissy Lovett // 4 October 2016
As only 6% of reported rapes end in a conviction, an anonymous contributor tells her harrowing story
Guest Blogger // 1 February 2016
Kat Wootton hails Kate Harding’s new book as an important part of a struggle against rape culture
Katherine Wootton // 2 November 2015
Asking For It author Louise O’Neill talks to Gemma Fraser about rape culture, society’s fear of female sexuality, and how it feels to be the rising star of feminist fiction
Gemma Fraser // 9 September 2015
David Fincher's Gone Girl, adapted from the novel by Gillian Flynn, has been simultaneously condemned as a misogynistic portrayal of women and hailed as the birthplace of a feminist icon. Lily Kendall investigates: does it deserve either of these accolades?
Lily Kendall // 11 November 2014
Following on from Sara Yasin’s retrospective look back at Dawson’s Creek, Melissa Dunne revisits The X-Files and discovers a few feminist sticking points. Content note: Contains a discussion of attitudes...
Holly Combe // 18 May 2014
Following on from Sara Yasin's retrospective look back at Dawson's Creek, Melissa Dunne revisits The X-Files and discovers a few feminist sticking points
Melissa Dunne //
Philippa responds to a pick-up artist's attempt to teach men how and why they should ignore a woman's lack of consent
Philippa Willitts // 31 January 2014
Katharine S. compares attitudes to feminism at her new high school in Kansas with those of her former classmates in London
Guest Blogger // 2 December 2013
This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views
Laura // 11 November 2013
Laura Buttrick considers how asexuality, sex positive feminism and feminist opposition to rape culture and patriarchy intersect
Guest Blogger // 28 August 2013
Angelique Mulholland on the importance of men speaking out against violence towards women and tackling harmful forms of masculinity
Guest Blogger // 2 August 2013
With its fifth and final series currently showing on E4 in the UK, the US fictional teen drama 90210 has tackled some familiar issues affecting young people. Robyn Harris goes...
Holly Combe // 1 August 2013
With its fifth and final series currently showing on E4 in the UK, the US fictional teen drama 90210 has tackled some familiar issues affecting young people. Robyn Harris goes back to series' two and three to examine two storylines where female characters experience abuse and is disappointed to find the show ultimately doing very little to help dispel victim blaming
Robyn Harris //
This week, MP Stella Creasy must feel she’s slipped down the rabbit warren into an alternative universe – though one with fewer despotic queens than Alice’s wonderland. Not because she’s...
gailem // 31 July 2013
Hannah Hilali explores the meaning of "rape culture" in the context of the Steubenville rape case and her own experience of sexual assault here in the UK
Guest Blogger // 6 April 2013
Guest Blogger Julian Norman invites everyone to Reclaim the Night in London. November 24th 2012, 6pm, Whitehall Place.
Julian Norman // 22 November 2012
Philippa ties together three stories about rape culture that she was made aware of today.
Philippa Willitts // 21 February 2012
A guest post by Sarah McAlpine about rape apologism on the Unilad website, and in our culture as a whole.
Guest Blogger // 5 February 2012