All posts tagged Women

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Sexual Freedom and Reproductive Rights in the Land of the Free

Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Utah and Iowa —the nine states in the U.S that have attempted and/or succeeded in passing a “heartbeat” bill, policing women’s bodies and […]

Pole dance: turning exploitative into empowering

It was during last year’s fresher’s fair that I was first introduced to pole fitness, before this I had a very limited understanding of what the sport involved. I imagined […]

Ramadan – food, virtues, health and periods

It’s that time of the year again for all of us Muslims – a spiritual cleanse in this holy month of Ramadan. In this first week of fasting, I have […]

Viva La Vulva- The Vagina positive Bodyform advert

There I was. Sitting on my bed, feeling bloated and sad for myself because the dreaded red had occurred when suddenly the new Bodyform advert came rolling onto my screen […]

Can we reclaim language?

Many liberal feminists believe that women can obtain equality through their actions. They argue that language can be reappropriated if used in a new and empowering context, but how can […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Year Of The Period: Meet The People De-Stigmatising Menstruation Once And For All.

A lot of us suffer from PMS, but what about those that experience PMDD? Periods are bloody annoying aren’t they? For a week, every month, I become a bloated and […]