All posts tagged Women

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 […]

Menopause: why greater knowledge & understanding is needed

Recently, I watched an episode of Inside Out London which included an item about menopause. It showed a group of women talking about their varied experiences of menopause and how they tried […]

Men are physical and women are verbal – Iliza Shelsinger’s Theory

Whilst watching Iliza Shlesinger’s, a female comedian, live performances on Netflix one night, a very interesting, and I find accurate description of male and female thought was brought up in […]