Emily Smith discusses the recent “That Girl” trend on TikTok and why it’s problematic.
The Conservative Party are failing Female Representation
I care too much to keep silent about that. I’m a Tory Girl in a Private School Boy’s Club and I’ve opened myself up to more abuse than it’s probably worth. Yet it’s up to me, and other women, to fight the stereotype more than ever. The Conservative Party are failing female representation.
‘We need some more girls in here, there’s too many men!’: the shameful representation of female acts at UK music festivals
Last week Reading & Leeds announced their 2020 line up and it went viral, but for all the wrong reasons. The iconic festival that has hosted some of Britain’s greatest artists has fallen under heavy criticism for its blatant lack of female representation.
“The Devil Wears Prada” and Other Demon Women
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 […]
Do we really need a sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’?
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 […]
Is English Equal? – Gender Equality in the Department of English.
An insight into Gender Equality in the Department of English and Related Literature.
Lights, Camera, Action: Addressing Gender Inequality
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, […]
The Problem with Women And Other Stories
How pushing the pink envelope is a backward step towards equality Did you know this year was the year of publishing female writers? No, me neither. Kamila Shamsie came up with the […]
Whose book is it anyway?
A discussion on modern publishing with FEM Press founder Georgia Mitchell. When she came across poetry collective 4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE, Georgia knew she’d found what she was looking for. She […]
The real-life story behind ‘The Devil Wears Prada’?
The devil may wear Prada, but Anna Wintour is the embodiment of a successful business woman, as shown in The September Issue.