All posts tagged oppression

Seoul Shines in Adversity

Celebrating Seoul’s 20th annual Queer Culture Festival, the event patrons continue to raise awareness of the Korean LGBTQ+ community through activities such as a pride parade, film festivals, and a […]

Vaginas, vaginas everywhere, but not a clit touched – Women and their bits then and now

Female sexuality in Western Europe has been a controversial topic since time immoral; everyone knows about the sexually repressed Victorians and their chastity belts, the summer of love of the […]

Q Divas – Celebrating Iconic Women in Music

Attention all women – in case you haven’t already heard, March is International Women’s Month and Friday the 8th of March is International Women’s Day. Both of these prove that women […]

A Look into 2019’s Books.

There is nothing better than pre-ordering a book, forgetting about said book, then having it arrive on your doorstep seemingly by magic. Here are some of my personal favourites of 2019 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In Defence of Blade Runner 2049: Analysing Why Villeneuve’s Masterpiece is Anything but Sexist

SPOILER WARNING FOR BLADE RUNNER 2049, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED I’d recently looked into an article written by Parsec’s Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, reviewing the new Blade Runner movie, a film that […]

International Women’s Day: a Call for Distress to be Met with Action

Happy International Women’s Day guys! The celebrations this week have been wonderful, it’s lovely to feel appreciated as a woman and to know that we are moving toward a world […]

Teacher Or Preacher

University students, on average, spend 40 hours minimum per week in class rooms and lecture halls. It depends on the type of course you are enrolled on – but it […]