Zara Agha Ah, Sharpay Evans. You love to hate her. She’s one diva in a long line of overtly feminine women who are routinely demonised in Hollywood. That’s right, I’m suggesting Sharpay […]
Elizabeth Baker on Feminist TikTok and problematic bangers.
If there’s one thing the Florence Given v Slumflower scandal has highlighted, it’s the snobbery surrounding ‘feminist 101’ books. Searching Twitter for both influencers’ names returns Tweets like: ‘loooool not Florence Given and The Slumflower fighting over who monetised the Pinterest quotes they shared on Instagram and put in a book’.
How ‘driver’s license’ unveiled the deeply patriarchal love triangles of pop culture
Since August 2019, French authorities have issued over 450 fines for sexist behaviour, with new legislation threatening fines in excess of up to €750 for being caught cat-calling or shouting degrading comments.
When I hear Fleabag declare that she has a terrible feeling that she’s a “greedy, perverted, selfish, apathetic, cynical, depraved, morally bankrupt woman who can’t even call herself a feminist”, I feel relief. Most days, I have the exact same worry.
by Sarah Elliott In a world full of Andy Sachs, we all want to be a Miranda Priestley – or do we? Hollywood doesn’t seem to think so. Powerful, rich, talented and […]
Margaret Atwood recently announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, inspired, she says, by “everything you’ve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings”. The Testaments, to be narrated by three […]
An insight into Gender Equality in the Department of English and Related Literature.
by Stephanie Dale The Problem: The gender imbalance across industries is widely recognised. To establish themselves, women have the hard task of navigating the film industry. The field comes across as liberal, innovative, […]