All posts tagged movement

Why Joining Anti-Racist Movements is an Act of Self-Preservation

Self-preservation is ‘the protection of oneself from ham, especially regarded as a basic instinct in human beings’, as defined by Google. Now, you may be thinking what this has to […]

When the Empire Strikes Back: Decolonise the University – Queen Mary

Student mobilization around decolonisation movements at university is becoming increasingly widespread. From the #rhodesmustfall campaign in 2015 to Decolonise Keele Network writing an open letter to their university listing their […]

“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 […]

#metoo, again.

On October 17, 2017 I posted # metoo on my Facebook page. On March 16, 2018, I was raped. The now famous online campaign started on October 15, 2017, when […]

I Believe Her

This week, two Ireland and Ulster Rugby players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, were found not guilty of raping a woman in 2016. The shock verdict resulted in rallies across […]

Mind the Gap Between the Pay for Men and Women: Hollywood’s Gender Pay Inequality

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all’ declared Patricia Arquette in her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood. By expressing this long overdue […]

Speed vs Stamina: Is Tour de France the ‘ultimate’ sport?

All sport is physically enduring. Being an athlete demands a level of fitness, stamina and overall dedication that most of us aren’t prepared to put into physical activity. With this […]

Adult Playground at the Tate

Who says swings should just be for children? The Danish art collective ‘SUPERFLEX’ certainly don’t think this is the case. Until the 2nd of April 2018, they are giving members […]

WALALA X PLAY – hurry it is only open until the 24th of September 2017…

In need of last minute weekend plans? Well have I got something in mind for you! Only open until this Sunday, is artist Camille Walala’s: ‘WALALA X PLAY’ – an innovative […]