All posts tagged Muse

Love At First Swipe?

The holiday season is supposed to be about spending time with family and loved ones, so why are so many people rushing to dating sites such as Tinder? It would […]

Why the phrase “boys will be boys” is so damaging

‘Urban Dictionary’ defines the phrase “boys will be boys” as an idiom that “feminists, in order to perpetuate their hatred of men and boys, have attempted to claim”, expanding that […]

Putting the Queens in Queen Mary: Why QM is for the girls.

Are you a girl unsure of which University to go to? Or a current student wondering if you made the right choice? As the majority of Queen Mary students are […]

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 […]

Coercion is Not Consent

According to the Cambridge Dictionary definition, coercion refers to ‘the use of force to persuade someone to do something that they are unwilling to do’ [1]. When you hear the […]

Milan Fashion Week Spring 2020

Milan Fashion Week has always been a proponent of gracefulness, beauty and a celebration of culture. This season was largely no different, with shows exploring femininity and women within their […]

How Harvey Weinstein Exploited Women’s Dreams

Blue skies, streets lined with palm trees, a man jogging, and melancholy music marked the start of the new BBC documentary, Untouchable: The Rise and Fall of Harvey Weinstein. It […]

Introducing ‘Breaking Boundaries: Women at Queen Mary’, A New Series

I’d like to introduce you all to a brand-new series that will feature in the Muse section. Breaking Boundaries: Women at Queen Mary is going to explore what female empowerment […]

The Fresher’s Pressure – My take on the frenzy

Fresher’s week has finally commenced this year and as students take the plunge, diving deep into a year of intense academic studies and social activities, there still happens to be […]