Rights and Sentiments

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 […]

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 […]

Feminism vs. Love: Loving Your Oppressor

Star-crossed lovers are a classic trope. The idea of two people bound by the most powerful force there is but held apart by the universe pulls at our heartstrings like […]

“Empowered” Women Empower Women

There are times in every woman’s life, in either academic or professional careers, when she is in direct competition with another woman. Sometimes the situation is forced upon her by […]