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It’s a Booby Trap!

I was 8-years-old when I got my first bra. This was quite a big deal for me as I was one of the first people in my class to start […]

Love Island: The Sacredness of Sisterhood

Love Island 2019 has finally come to a dramatic end, crowning Amber Rose Gill and Greg O’Shea as the rightful winners of the show. The series undoubtedly has a huge […]

Stonewall Riots Silver Anniversary: 50 Years of Pride

June 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the New York City Stonewall uprising, a series of protests that occurred over a six-day period and catalysed the gay rights movement. The […]

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Pole dance: turning exploitative into empowering

It was during last year’s fresher’s fair that I was first introduced to pole fitness, before this I had a very limited understanding of what the sport involved. I imagined […]

Can we reclaim language?

Many liberal feminists believe that women can obtain equality through their actions. They argue that language can be reappropriated if used in a new and empowering context, but how can […]

A beginners guide to Feminism

For some unknown reason the term ‘feminism’ has been tainted. What once described the belief that women deserve equal rights has transitioned into a dirty word connoting man-hating and radicalisation. […]

Women’s Rights as Performative Politics.

February 6th 1918, the House of Commons passed The Representation of the People Act, giving women the right to vote in the UK and satisfying almost a hundred years of struggle […]

ITALIAN CITY OF VERONA APPROVES ANTI-ABORTION MOTION

On the 4th of October 2018 the municipal council of Verona agreed on approving a motion, which will declare the Italian city a “pro-life” constituency. The motion commits Verona to […]