Articles about 'social media'

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

Down the rabbit hole

Lauren Hossack finds Sympathy an insightful and compelling exploration of our increasingly digital lives

Lauren Hossack // 26 June 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

Fear in the modern world

Harriet Wailling is engaged and unnerved by three new dance pieces from 2Faced Dance

Harriet Wailling // 24 April 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Sharing selves: reclaiming online spaces

Lucy Holt discusses selfies, online spaces and empowerment

Lucy Holt // 16 December 2016

Categories: Features

Piers Morgan: Our gatekeeper to freedom and feminism

Laura Elliott discusses Piers Morgan's recent proclamations about feminism and argues that his opinion counts for very little

Laura Elliott // 13 May 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs

Flying high with Nightingales

Lissy Lovett finds much to admire in Nightingales, a new take on a Greek myth that deals with rape, revenge and sisterhood

Lissy Lovett // 25 April 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

New Black Mirror review

What role does gender inequality play in how we approach issues of privacy and autonomy? D H Kelly follows Gemma Varnom’s Black Mirror review with an examination of the blocking...

Holly Combe // 26 February 2015

Categories: Blog

Leave me alone

What role does gender inequality play in how we approach issues of privacy and autonomy? D H Kelly follows Gemma Varnom's Black Mirror review with an examination of the blocking theme in the show's most recent episode

D H Kelly //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello, F Word readers, and Happy 2015! Welcome to the first weekly round-up and open thread of the year. Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "oy vey" and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please share this post, and comment below!

Chella Quint // 5 January 2015

Categories: Blog

I’m a Celebrity… give me a break!

Lucy Drewery asks why mocking a person's appearance is still just seen as 'banter'

Guest Blogger // 20 November 2014

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello and welcome to the weekly round-up and open thread! Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "very interesting" to *headdesk to very sad or rage-enducing, and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please comment below!

Chella Quint // 12 August 2014

Categories: Blog

Feminism and the expectation of martyrdom

Jan Dark on the challenge of overcoming female social conditioning and standing up to abuse from not just men, but other women

Guest Blogger // 3 April 2014

Categories: Blog

Feminist connections

Philippa writes about The F-Word's social media presence, and provides links to our Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn sites, as well as details of a way to find Twitter feminists with similar interests to you

Philippa Willitts // 3 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Nervous: when boys think sexual assault is a game

Kate Ledger recently came across a particularly disturbing form of sexist behaviour in the classroom that reflects worrying attitudes towards girls and sex in our schools. Here she outlines the problem and how she and her colleagues have responded

Guest Blogger // 16 June 2013

Categories: Blog

Another view on Silver Action

Shannon Harvey offers a different perspective on Suzanne Lacy's artwork Silver Action, as one of the younger women who took part in the event

Guest Blogger // 12 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Let’s feed the trolls

Ellie Hutchinson of Scottish Women's Aid discusses the kind of online and offline trolling the organisation faces, and the importance of challenging it

Guest Blogger // 31 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Young women, sexuality, and the internet: why are we surprised that it has all gone tits-up?

Helena Horton argues that girls and young women are stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to sexuality

Guest Blogger // 6 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Socially feminist

Philippa writes about The F-Word's social media options.

Philippa Willitts // 29 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Piquing your Pinterest

Philippa describes how readers can follow The F-Word on Pinterest, the latest in the emerging social media websites. This one is focused on imagery, so users can find an image they like, and post it, known as pinning it, to a virtual pinboard on their page.

Philippa Willitts // 5 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Be Social

Philippa writes about how you can find The F-Word on different social media websites.

Philippa Willitts // 31 December 2011

Categories: Blog

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