All posts tagged feminism

5 Television Shows To Awaken Your Inner Feminist

Recently, I started watching Dear White People and it made me think a lot about what feminism means to me. Broadly speaking, feminism refers to equality of the sexes, but […]

Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

‘Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for Greatness.’   This novel or the series may not be on the ‘to study’ category, but it’s definitely intellectually and creatively stimulating. Also […]

Lets Talk Girl Talk

There are some things that women and girls cannot talk about in public and in society today, it is referred to as “girl talk”. I did a quick search on […]

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 […]