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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 […]

There is no point

I am writing this because, anyway, there is no point. This piece of writing suffers (already) from at least four handicaps:  It is minuscule in the realm of literature, a […]

A Guide to the 2019 European Elections

Written by Silvana Limni and Vanda Suha European students out there at Queen Mary, Europeanelections are coming up in a few months and are expected to take place between the […]

Millennials favourite challenge: Going vegan for 30 days

In recent years, the vegan diet has gained great notoriety, especially in Western countries. For example, in the United Kingdom, the percentage of the population considering themselves vegan is on […]

Backlash against Gillette?

Watch the commercial -> https://youtu.be/koPmuEyP3a0 Gillette, the multinational company which produces razors and shaving products, decided to change its latest campaign slogan from the well known “The Best A Man […]

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]