All posts tagged gender

Words and mental health: In order to break stigmas do we have to change our vocabulary?

“You’re so mental.” “You went mad mate.” Words, they’re a tricky thing. There’s the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.” With most […]

The Baby-Faced Boss of POD-X: Interview with Hazera Chowdhury.

“I’ll have a watermelon smoothie please,” says Hazera Chowdhury to the bar staff. I met with her in a rooftop café in Bethnal Green for our interview. Hazera chats away […]

Women, Apes and Ancient Aliens.

I’ve been watching strings of baby chimp and orangutan videos to get me through 3rd year dread and I can’t help but notice how ape-like humans are. On the train I […]

American Journalism’s Diversity Problem in the Age of the Political Wave.

The need for journalists from a variety of backgrounds is a well-established one. During the civil rights movement in the U.S., ​black journalists​ like Dorothy Butler Gilliam played an invaluable […]

Review: Why Netflix’s ‘The Dragon Prince’ has no culture.

Netflix has just dropped season 1 of The Dragon Prince, a fantasy CGI animation from Aaron Ehasz, the head writer and director of the critically acclaimed Avatar: The last Airbender. […]

Head Above Water: A public art piece bringing mental health to the Thames.

Standing at nine metres tall, a new interactive and thought-provoking sculpture by Steuart Padwick, and supported by Time to Change, is captivating the landscape and the city of London. The design, […]

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 […]

The Way You Like It: A Brief Guide to Sex Positivity

Although it seems as if the world has been going under progressive social change faster than the speed of light over the past decade, the concept of sex positivity is […]

She-Ra! She’s progressive! She’s… kinda boring looking.

The current She-Ra redesign fiasco has opened several problematic discussions within the animation community. Even if you don’t give two hoots about comics and cartoons, understanding trends in consumer interaction […]