Tagged: Feminism

What has feminism become? What was it meant to be? (Photo: Michael Buckner)

Feminism: The New F Word

There is still a long way ahead for gender equity, but today’s feminism is straying away from that cause: it is losing touch with reality. Trump’s victory left many gutted and devastated. It was...

Sophie Walker (centre), the party’s leader and 2016 London mayoral candidate with other founding members. (Photo: Duncan Fisher).

The WEP: Privileged or Progressive?

Is the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) compatible with “youth feminism” or do they have little hope of appealing to young women? Last year presenter Sandi Toksvig (or “Sandi Toxic” in the words of Justice...

“That’s an excellent suggestion, Miss Triggs.” Artwork showing the reality of sexism in the workplace. (Artist: Riana Duncan)

The Greatest Minority of All

Despite being just as important as men, there are still economic and social divides which result in gender inequality in the UK. Modern society is built upon foundations of free will and freedom of...

How the gender pay gap affects working women in the UK (Photo: DiversityUK)

Mind the Gap

Women and men work equal hours, supposedly for equal pay. So why does there continue to be a gap between their wages? Men currently earn, according to the Independent, 23 per cent more than...

Cologne Culture Clash

What happened in Cologne is the latest symptom of a Europe that sorely needs to reassert its basic cultural values. On New Year’s Eve 2015, the German city of Cologne was the scene of...

Cardiff University recently cancelled a talk by Germaine Greer on account of her transphobic comments (Source: Unknown)

Not My Feminism

Fiona Sullivan condemns the hostility of some feminists towards transgender people. One of the most prominent pioneers of second wave feminism, Germaine Greer, recently came under fire for transphobic comments she made regarding famous...

The many headed hydra of gender inequality

Good progress has been made in breaking down women’s stereotypes. However, the stereotypes that still exist for men are just as damaging, and not just for the men themselves. Over the last decade society...

We Need Feminism Because…

As the lead up to the General Election gets under way, it seems as appropriate a time as any to reflect on the position of women, and why we need feminism. The western world...

Boobs aren’t news.

The Sun first introduced Page 3 in the ’70s. Until the early 2000s, they still used 16 year old models in school uniform; now they are using it to show their monopoly over the...

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