Tag : feminism

Why Fairey’s headscarf shows solidarity and not oppression

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At first glance the image of a women wearing a headscarf made of the American flag is a serious act of support for American Muslims. However does this misrepresent Muslim women and are we excusing the oppression of women around the world by accepting the headscarf and what it can … Read More

Trans women marched too

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The revolutionary affair that saw millions from across the globe and all walks of life marching mere days ago is hardly a forgettable one. There was protest, there was beauty, there was sisterhood and love, but most importantly there was a focus on the marginalised that has been in dire … Read More

Is Love All We need?

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Jessie Jones looks at the current political climate, outlining ways in which we can remain hopeful in a time of uncertainty and upheaval.  In his recent Thump article about my friends’ night Brudenell Groove, Tom Glencross described it as ‘nakedly political’. These two words resonated with me more than any … Read More

Is Love All We need?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jessie Jones looks at the current political climate, outlining ways in which we can remain hopeful in a time of uncertainty and upheaval. In his recent Thump article about my friends’ night Brudenell Groove, Tom Glencross described it as ‘nakedly political’. These two words resonated with me more than any … Read More

Bono?! Bloody Bono?!

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BONO. WOMAN OF THE YEAR. You’d be forgiven for thinking the above was a misprint, but sadly it is not. This year U2 frontman, Bono, has been named Woman of the Year, for Glamour magazine’s annual Women of the Year list, because, I can only guess, there were not enough … Read More

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

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Mikhail Hanafi looks at the Ched Evans and Brock Turner cases and why the rhetoric around rape still needs serious change. On the 20th April 2012, Ched Evans was found guilty of rape. What followed was a media whirlwind, as traditional news outlets ran pieces with competing angles, yet all … Read More

#NOTOKAY: the fight against everyday sexual assault

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With the #notokay trend taking social media by storm, Bea Warleta discusses everyday sexism and how it affects women’s daily lives. “Women: tweet me your first assaults. They aren’t just stats” tweeted Canadian author Kelly Oxford on Friday 7th October, after a video of Donald Trump making sexual comments about … Read More

We don’t need more Disney princes

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It seems to be written in the Disney movie rule books that where there’s a girl, there has to be a boy. But not just any boy. Disney law states that every girl needs a saviour, someone to complete what was so blatantly incomplete before and rescue her from what … Read More

"My body, my business"

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October 3rd could have been a massive game changer for Polish women. An Estimated 20,000 protesters, dressed in black, made it to streets of over 60 cities and towns all over the country to stand up against the anti-abortion bill. The protesters wore black as a symbol of mourning over … Read More

Nipple-Bocker-Glory: “I wanted to capture nipples whether they’re big, small, inverted, hairy or bumpy”

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Inspired by the Free The Nipple campaign, Josie Partridge has created Nipple-Bocker-Glory, a jewellery range created using casts of nipples in all shapes and size. Here she talks to editor-in-chief Jessica Murray about inclusive feminism, body shaming and her grandma’s 84-year-old nipples… It’s been two years since the Free The … Read More