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Is Makeup Feminist? An Honest Reconsideration

A few months ago, I wrote an article about makeup and feminism. It has been by far my most controversial piece, and I maintain my position that makeup can be […]

Reflection: A Story About Growth

I have always been a keeper of notebooks. I used to collect them, but not write in them for fear of tarnishing their beauty with my less-than-perfect handwriting. Then I […]

Personal Platform: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

Womxn? The Power of Words

Early this week, the Goldsmiths Student Union and a student society at King’s College London used ‘womxn’ rather than ‘woman’ in communications with students, citing the idea that womxn is […]

Catcall – a poem about the objectification of women.

Something a bit different this week, I would like to share one of my personal poems with you, titled Catcall. A catcall is defined as a loud whistle or a comment […]

Politics Versus Family.

I have been told on many occasions to avoid talking about politics for the sake of a ‘nice time with family’. The precursor to holiday dinners is always a list […]

The Pink “Tax”

The Pink Tax is a term that has gone viral in the last couple of years. It refers broadly to a type of sex-based discrimination faced by women in the […]

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

Is Feminism Failing?

In a recent piece for conservative news outlet The Daily Wire, Kassy Dillon made a bold statement: ‘radical feminists think…they are somehow saving women, but in reality, they are doing […]