Articles about 'video'

The F-Word stage blog: June 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in June

Lissy Lovett // 20 June 2017

Categories: Blog

New review: BornRisky

Channel 4 describes Viktoria Modesta as “inspiring, unique and very hot” with “a difference that sets her apart from the idealised form of a pop artist”. Gemma Varnom asks, can...

Holly Combe // 20 December 2014

Categories: Blog

The I-word strikes again

Channel 4 describes Viktoria Modesta as "inspiring, unique and very hot" with "a difference that sets her apart from the idealised form of a pop artist". Gemma Varnom asks, can a disabled performer only be noticed or valued if her performance centres on her apparent otherness?

Gemma Varnom // 19 December 2014

Categories: Music, Reviews, Television

Asking the right questions

Psychologist Dr Nina Burrowes talks to Lizzie Atkinson about her online video project that opens up the conversation on sexual abuse

Dr Nina Burrowes // 21 October 2014

Categories: Activism, Interviews, Violence

The good type of insult

Philippa shares a video of an officer of the Division of Political Correctness, who explains that choosing non-offensive language is not a matter of free speech

Philippa Willitts // 16 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Call out culture: what we can learn from ‘To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang’

A guest post by Reni Eddo-Lodge about a young woman's spoken word piece on the representation of Asian women in Harry Potter books

Guest Blogger // 19 April 2013

Categories: Blog

Eating disorders: it’s time to talk

Guest blogger Amy Masson talks about eating disorders, body image and feminism for Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Guest Blogger // 15 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Full of Fire: new video from Swedish duo The Knife

"Who takes care of our stories?" Holly shares the first music video from The Knife in six years: a film by visual artist Marit Ă–stberg, focused on images of queer bodies and sexualities and consisting of "a network of fates, fears, cravings, longings, losses, and promises"

Holly Combe // 2 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Women of the Revolution: A vox pop project

Holly shares the details from a press release by the Thomson Reuters Foundation about their launch of a Vox Pop project featuring interviews with 25 women in post-Arab Spring countries

Holly Combe // 30 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Menstruation, 1946, Disney-style

Philippa unearths a video made by Disney in 1946 all about menstruation

Philippa Willitts // 27 January 2013

Categories: Blog

As lesbian space alien as it gets

Selina Robertson reviews New Yorker Madeleine Olnek's debut feature and chats to the director about sci-fi B-movies from the 1950s and the advantages of video over film

Selina Robertson // 21 December 2012

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Bipolar disorder and suicide: a film

Yasmin Melany's very personal short film maps her own suicide attempt onto a wider landscape of the everyday struggles women living with bipolar disorder often face. Indebted to phototherapy for most of her life, she explains her project frame by frame

Yasmin Melany // 14 July 2012

Categories: Body and Health, Education

Neet menstru-skating

Philippa shares three videos from the TEDxSheffield2012 event discussing periods, roller derby and success against all odds.

Philippa Willitts // 9 July 2012

Categories: Blog

“Why does it hurt you if I don’t hate myself?”

Philippa shares a video of a woman responding to fat-hating trolls.

Philippa Willitts // 4 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Make-up tips for the morning after (trigger warning)

Philippa writes about Refuge's shocking new campaign to raise awareness of how many women cover up the fact that they are experiencing domestic abuse.

Philippa Willitts // 2 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Mate Crime: Learning Disability Week

Philippa writes about the appalling phenomenon of 'mate crime', a form of disability hate crime in which abusers target learning disabled and mentally ill people.

Philippa Willitts // 22 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Drag him away

Philippa talks about an interactive billboard campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence, and asks what readers think of the approach.

Philippa Willitts // 10 May 2012

Categories: Blog

Video: Telling our survival stories

Philippa made a video about the unbelievable Twitter response to the Mumsnet rape awareness campaign.

Philippa Willitts // 13 March 2012

Categories: Blog

“I didn’t have a childhood at all…”

A guest post by CRASAC, the story of a woman they have supported, which highlights the damage caused by child abuse, and the importance of seeking help.

Philippa Willitts // 7 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Ugandan women singing it

Have been bouncing along to this wicked tune all day at work. It’s called ‘Equal by right’, and has some great lyrics. Thanks to Catherine at ActionAid Interntional for passing...

zohra // 16 February 2011

Categories: Blog

More advice from cartoon princesses

The Advice from Cartoon Princesses series continues, this time with Snow White: “You know you’ve made it as the prettiest person when everyone wants to kill you.” See also, advice...

Jess McCabe // 19 November 2010

Categories: Blog

Q&A with Evelin Stermitz, founder of ArtFem.TV

Video has always been a rich vein for feminist artists; we are in the YouTube age, but still access to much of this material is limited. Evelin Stermitz’s ArtFem.TV seeks...

Jess McCabe // 28 July 2010

Categories: Blog

Charter of Rights of Women Seeking Asylum

Philippa reports on Asylum Aid's charter of rights of women seeking asylum

Philippa Willitts // 8 March 2010

Categories: Blog

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