Tag : feminism

Misinterpretation, or Deliberately Condescending?

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Have I ever been sexually assaulted, no. Have I - like many others - exchanged sex to get what I want? Undoubtedly. #MeToo— Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) October 16, 2017 Katie Hopkins has unsurprisingly used the medium of Twitter to voice her disrespectful opinions on social media’s #MeToo campaign. Hopkins demeans ... Read More

Female sex robot develops sentience, become feminist

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A multimillion pound pilot sex robot experiment by the Dartmouth University may soon be halted indefinitely due to robots developing sentience and political thought. The University is at the forefront of what people stated as, the millennial’s version of the space race, beating roboenginers from across the globe and bringing … Read More

Only the Pretty Girls Get Assaulted: Mayim Bialik, You Are Not a Feminist   

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In a week where more and more actresses stepped forward to pledge their own allegations of sexual assault and harassment against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, one response stood out for me amongst all the others. You’ll probably know Mayim Bialik as Sheldon Cooper’s geeky girlfriend Amy Farrah Fowler in The ... Read More

Female Body Hair, Is It Accepted?

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Arvida Bryström, does the name ring a bell? Arvida is a Swedish model who challenges gender stereotypes and promotes mental health awareness. But this time she is making headlines for another reason. The twenty-six-year-old recently appeared in an Adidas superstars campaign, where she showed off her unshaven legs. Since then, … Read More

Adidas model receives abuse after being pictured with hairy legs

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At the end of last month, Adidas Originals launched their AW17 Bold Women’s campaign, a collection that can be distinguished by the chunky, curved platform sole: the material embodiment of a firm, powerful step… Some might say the metaphor is too obvious. To promote the campaign, through a number of … Read More

The road to equality starts here: women in Saudi Arabia can now drive

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On September 26th, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia lifted the ban on women driving. Women in Saudi can now legally drive for the first time since the Iranian revolution. This is as symbolically important as it is practical, for women are being trusted not only to drive, but also to … Read More

Anteros @ Oporto, 27.09.17

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For a band that have yet to release an album, Anteros set the jam-packed venue of Oporto alight with their ‘bitter dream pop’ setlist. Tonight is, pure and simply, about leaving your troubles at the door and getting intoxicated to the groove of Anteros. The band are at home in … Read More

Why tits have nothing to do with it

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Emma Watson is definitely not the only one confused at the negative backlash concerning her latest photoshoot for Vanity Fair. Whilst critics argue that it is hypocritical of her to pose in a revealing manner given her feminist ideals, the rest of us might argue that they really don’t understand … Read More

Where are the women in dubstep and grime?

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Moving to Leeds almost two years ago has provided plenty of opportunities to involve myself the city’s thriving music scene. Perhaps one of the most iconic parts of this scene is the famous Subdub and Iration Steppas. Countless iconic dubstep DJs have neighboured this bone-rattling sound system in the second … Read More

What’s wrong with showing your body, Hartley-Brewer?

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Julia Hartley- Brewer tweeted her views on Emma Watson’s recent Vanity Fair photoshoot. I found her comment, which aligned with many other people’s views on the issue, extremely unsettling: “Feminism, feminism… gender wage gap… why oh why am I not taken seriously… feminism… oh, and here are my (t*ts)!” What’s … Read More