All posts tagged discrimination

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 […]

Rights and Sentiments- an Introduction.

170 years ago, the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (originally published as simply the Declaration of Sentiments) was given at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. The authors of […]

Mind the Gap Between the Pay for Men and Women: Hollywood’s Gender Pay Inequality

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all’ declared Patricia Arquette in her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood. By expressing this long overdue […]

REVIEW: Aleem @ O2 Academy Islington, 28/02/18

**** It is never easy for an up-and-coming artist to headline a show, showcasing tracks from their upcoming album, and keep the attention of the crowd throughout. That was the […]

The Good, The Bad and The Patriotic – What Clint Eastwood Can Learn from Kathryn Bigelow in Representing America

Clint Eastwood’s newest release, The 15:17 to Paris, has come under recent fire for its overt, treacly patriotism. While the heroes who inspired and in fact star in the film […]

Director Tony Scott, Clairvoyant? – How Crimson Tide Can Serve as a Lesson to Us and the Powers that Be    

The first time I had seen this tense submarine thriller, I thought it was an exciting, well-acted and ideologically challenging piece of filmmaking.  However, when I recently revisited it, I […]

It’s Time to Remove Labels

  Labels. Who needs them? While they might help clarify things for some people, I think they do more harm than good. I’m sure we all agree that sexuality is […]

The Rainbow Flag and its Creator

Unfortunately this past week, the creator of the rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker, passed away. As I hope most of you are aware this flag has become emblematic of the LGBT+ […]