Tag : feminist

Female Body Hair, Is It Accepted?

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

Apocalypstick by Cherry Glazerr

2 years ago / 0 comments

Cherry Glazerr’s second album warbles somewhere between lazy-guitar synth pop and the spikey post-punk of The Slits, marrying both in a hazy, adolescent mess. The band have definitely matured since their debut Haxel Princess, written when frontwoman Clementine Creevy was just 14 years old, but they retain the frenetic, awkward … Read More

The Greatest Gift is the Gift of Choice

3 years ago / 0 comments

We live in a society where femininity is seen to be frivolity – where lipstick and jewellery are seen as meaningless decoration rather than artistic expression. However, anyone who has observed the perfect winged liner can tell you that this a huge underestimation. Not only can both fashion and make-up … Read More

News | Mezz license revoked following student protest

5 years ago / 0 comments

Mezz nightclub has had its licence suspended for three months, following the backlash over Tequila’s ‘Fresher’s Violation’ video. The decision to close the space until it is sold to new management was taken at a licensing review on December 9. The review follows Mezz’s announcement last Wednesday that it is … Read More

News | FemSoc leads second strike against Tequila

5 years ago / 0 comments

A second protest against the weekly Tequila UK club night will be held on December 9, as The Mezz has its license reviewed by the Council. The protest is being planned by Leeds University Union’s Feminist Society will start at 9am outside Leeds Civic Hall. The protesters aim to remind … Read More