All posts tagged feminism

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 […]

The Stamp of Feminism in Kill Bill 1 & 2

(spoilers ahead) Tarantino tells the fun and crazy story of The Bride seeking revenge on ‘Bill’, who sent her into a coma with a bitter headshot on her wedding night. […]

Mary, Mary Quite Quantrary

Mini skirts, turtlenecks and sleek bobs. All these items should scream the 1960s to you, a time of great fashion change which is still seen to inspire fashion today. The […]

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. […]

FEMINISM AND SELF-IMMOLATION: PADMAVAAT, A BOLLYWOOD MOVIE YOU NEED TO WATCH

Taster of Plot: The love story of Padmavati and Ratan Singh begins when Padmavati accidentally wounds him while she is hunting in the forest. He is brought to Padmavati’s palace […]

Fast-Fashion: The Ugly Truth 

I love shopping. Shopping is the thing that has got me through my final year of university, and it makes me so, so happy. I’m a firm believer that the way you dress shows […]