All posts tagged feminism

Politics Versus Family.

I have been told on many occasions to avoid talking about politics for the sake of a ‘nice time with family’. The precursor to holiday dinners is always a list […]

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

MUSE – An introduction

= M U S E = What MUSE is: Muse is a platform for anybody who is a girl, or identifies as one, at QMUL. No matter your race, religion, […]

Kavanaugh and women’s reproductive rights

For once in his presidency, President Trump delivered on one of his promises by nominating a pro-life candidate, Brett Kavanaugh, for a seat on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is a […]

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 […]