All posts tagged feminism

Me, Myself & I

In today’s day and age, feminism if finally rising and gaining awareness. And though that’s fantastic, there are also some negative quirks. I feel as though some people interpret feminism […]

Forbidden romance, vampires, and feminism- the history behind gothic fiction

Said to be one of the pioneers of gothic fiction, Ann Radcliffe published The Mysteries of Udolpho in 1794 and earned £500 from this publication. With The Mysteries of Udolpho, […]

Best fictional female leads – My favourite characters

We all love watching and reading about a head strong woman. I read a lot; it’s a hobby, a passion and an inspiration. What I love reading about are brilliant […]

Banning Burkas and Burning Bras – What does it mean to be liberated?

The Hijab can mean different things depending on the country and culture, for clarity, when referring to the Hijab I’m talking about a headscarf/head covering, the niqab and burka are […]

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 […]

Viva La Vulva- The Vagina positive Bodyform advert

There I was. Sitting on my bed, feeling bloated and sad for myself because the dreaded red had occurred when suddenly the new Bodyform advert came rolling onto my screen […]

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 […]

Queens, Teens and a Saviour: Women in today’s TV

Now that summer has practically begun, we have all the time in the world to catch up on TV, watch new shows or re-watch old ones. Anyone who knows me […]