All posts tagged feminism

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 […]

Feminism and Immigration.

Thousands of children are being detained at the US-Mexico border. The travel ban initiated by Trump last year has been ruled constitutional by the United States Supreme Court, barring entry […]

Terry’s ‘Hamlet’ at the Globe – When a wannabe daring production ends up playing it safe

After falling in love with every and each of the plays staged over last season’s Summer of Love at the Globe for their boisterous characters, circus-like atmospheres, luscious costumes and […]

Swan by Elf Lyons

You can’t be shy, she looks each of her audience members in the eye. And you can’t, and probably shouldn’t anyway, be a sexist. And if you’ve come to watch […]

The One Where Ross Geller is THE WORST

You know that feeling when you have three essays plus a dissertation to write, so to cope with stress you binge watch Friends? That’s where I am right now. Usually, […]

Molly Ringwald, The Breakfast Club and problematic art

‘How are we meant to feel about art that we both love and oppose?’ The problem with everyone’s favourite John Hughes classic in the age of #MeToo The Breakfast Club […]

I Believe Her

This week, two Ireland and Ulster Rugby players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, were found not guilty of raping a woman in 2016. The shock verdict resulted in rallies across […]