Articles about 'role models'

Why we need feminist role models from a young age

Learning kindness and compassion is essential if we want our feminism to be truly progressive, writes Charlotte Wylie

Guest Blogger // 18 August 2017

Categories: Blog

The Thirteenth Doctor

It’s time the ‘jokes’ about the new female Doctor Who are considered for what they really are, argues Amy Roskilly

Guest Blogger // 22 July 2017

Categories: Blog

We’re over here!

Bi Visibility Day was celebrated on 23 September. Megan Stodel starts listing ways that would help increase the visibility of bisexuality

Megan Stodel // 26 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Composing an alternative

Exam boards should be consciously inclusive, so Megan Stodel celebrates the recently successful campaign by a 17-year-old that will result in women composers being on the Edexcel A Level syllabus

Megan Stodel // 13 September 2015

Categories: Blog

New feature: High heels of clay

Helen Monks considers the continuing unreasonable pressure on female pop stars to be role models. Remember when Lily Allen wrote that great feminist song about how women shouldn’t need to...

Holly Combe // 21 October 2014

Categories: Blog

High heels of clay: is it any wonder our modern gods wobble?

Helen Monks considers the continuing unreasonable pressure on female pop stars to be role models

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Categories: Features, Music

The History Girls

I stood back and looked at the board. Over fifty names. After the first fifteen I'd started to worry, at twenty-five I was stressed and by the end frustrated beyond belief. Over fifty names.

G // 28 September 2014

Categories: Blog

Creating a Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

Charlotte finds That Catherine Bennett Show as inspiring for a woman in her twenties as it is for tweens

Charlotte Rowland // 27 February 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Call for television reviewers

Would you like to write TV reviews for The F-Word? Find out more here!

Holly Combe // 17 April 2013

Categories: Blog

Lads’ mags and the (clothed) women involved

Holly considers how women are expected to respond to sexist culture and discusses a recent Guardian article featuring four women who have been involved in lads' mags

Holly Combe // 23 April 2012

Categories: Blog

The homemaker or the sex doll; take your pick

Rhianna Goozee considers the underrepresention of different roles for women in mainstream media and the general lack of choice young girls have today when it comes to potential role models

Guest Blogger // 15 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Another provocative Fay Weldon headline

According to the headline and subheading in today’s Telegraph, Fay Weldon thinks Katie Price “drinks too much and sleeps with too many people and talks about it too much for...

Holly Combe // 1 December 2009

Categories: Blog

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