All posts tagged marriage

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. […]

Is the six-month milestone important?

First kisses, levels of sexual intimacy, and so on are all moments that we reminisce throughout a relationship but what about the half way mark- the six-month milestone? Recently, myself […]

Let Me Tell You A Story

وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ مِن صَلْصَالٍ مِّنْ حَمَإٍ مَّسْنُونٍ وَالْجَانَّ خَلَقْنَاهُ مِن قَبْلُ مِن نَّارِ السَّمُومِ “And We did certainly create man out of clay from an altered black mud. And […]

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 […]

‘And they lived happily ever after…?’

‘And they lived happily ever after…’ This is the ending line in most children’s fairy tales.  Young girls are taught to expect that they will grow up, find their ‘prince’ […]

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]

Review: ‘Layover’ by Lisa Zeidner

“As humorous as Zeidner’s heroine is, the emotion is raw and heartfelt.” Claire Newbold is not a conventional heroine. She’s intelligent and sexy, but she has also been known to […]

Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective

This winter, after a year-long hiatus, Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective reappeared with a call for visual art from students of all disciplines. The Visual Arts Collective was formed in […]