‘Hey friend,’ the email read. ‘I’ve got a super-smooth surprise for you.’ It was from Estrid, one of the many ‘revolutionary’ feminine hair removal companies springing up recently. You may yourself have spotted their pastel-pink […]
To mark International Women’s Day, Elsa Bartlett gave a talk with LUU Feminist Society on feminism and autism. Here she tells the Gryphon why this topic needs discussing and how important feminism is within the neurodivergent community.
Sex and the City is an undeniably iconic show that celebrates women’s sexuality, but with news of the series’ reboot there are some concerns that this series will have more City than Sex in it.
Ioana Grădinaru looks at the validity of claims that feminism is hurting men, and whether these arguments should instead be directed at the gender imbalance it seeks to redress.
This discusses the sexist ‘shame’ that follows menstruation and the effect this shame has on campaigns trying to tackle period poverty.
‘I have a horrible feeling, I am a greedy, perverted, selfish, apathetic, cynical, depraved, morally bankrupt woman who can’t even call herself a feminist’ proclaims Fleabag in the opening episode of Phoebe Waller Bridge’s darkly […]
Non-Fiction is not everybody’s favourite. Particularly during term-time, when so much of your reading is dedicated to dense, academic texts, reading a book for pleasure can be the last thing we want to do. When […]
Ruby discusses whether the pandemic has increased sexual harassment and unwanted flirtations. She takes us through her funny but distressing personal experience of having an increased amount of male reappearances during lockdown. There must be […]
“A woman’s place is in the house” remains a misogynistic message echoed by remnants of western societies and, despite feminist movements proving largely successful in balancing scales of inequality between genders, still remains as a […]
Period poverty has become a trending topic recently, but it is fair to say that most people believe that it is a “developing world” issue. This is far from the truth. From the misconception that […]
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the procedure or ‘ritual’ which involves the cutting or removal of all or some of the external female genitalia. FGM is practised worldwide, most common in Africa, Asia and the […]
The impact of COVID-19 on health services has been immeasurable, with the consequences expected to extend many years into the future. One area which has seen a change in legislation due to the ongoing crisis […]