Post Tagged with: "feminism"

Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

June 29, 2016 2:54 pm0 comments
Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

Trauma, as Ann Cvetkovich states in her essay An Archive of feelings is the ‘subject of a discourse that has a history’. In fact, in the nineteenth century trauma referred to a physical wound and become later on in the century associated to mental and physic distress. Thanks to the […]

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Feminism is not alive and well in advertising

December 30, 2014 11:36 am1 comment
Feminism is not alive and well in advertising

Not to come across as someone of the Tumblr generation, who calls inequality at any possible chance, but I am of that generation, and there are far too many reasons to call inequality. So, allow me to call it… again. I have a pet peeve. It’s only a little thing. […]

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Feminism, What Women Wear And The Wider Implications

November 14, 2014 5:26 pm0 comments
Feminism, What Women Wear And The Wider Implications

The issue of what women should, and shouldn’t wear, or be expected what to wear and not to wear is sensitive. And being a man, I can assure you I’m not going to write something controversial just to get attention. However, I do feel like we need to talk about […]

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Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

November 9, 2014 8:56 am0 comments
Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

Early this morning I was woken by the hammering of wind and rain against my bedroom skylight. Living next to the sea on the southwest tip of the UK every autumn we are hit by a succession of Atlantic depressions that bring summer to an end. Most of them begin life as […]

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‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

August 3, 2014 1:00 pm6 comments
‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

‘Men’s violence against women causes more death than all military conflicts in the world. It is the worst form of oppression of women, and of course Sweden, like everywhere else, does not stand free from this global insecurity matter’ – says Veronica Svärd, candidate to the Swedish parliament for Feminist Initiative.  Below you […]

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Rihanna should teach kids a thing or two

January 30, 2014 2:00 pm0 comments
Rihanna should teach kids a thing or two

By the time this article has been published, I am assuming everyone has seen Rihanna’s ‘Pour It Up’ video. But if by any chance you are not amongst the over 90 million people who have seen it, I recommend you watch it now. It has plenty of bare booty, strippers, […]

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If You Weren’t Insecure Before, You Will Be Now.

January 28, 2014 1:25 pm2 comments
If You Weren’t Insecure Before, You Will Be Now.

We were all young girls once, and at some point in our younger years we have had to deal with constant and critical attacks on our bodies. Whether it be about our weight, our hair colour, our complexion. This, as some would argue, is just a process of growing up […]

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On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

January 22, 2014 12:00 pm2 comments
On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

Society has normalised an image of women that cannot be without repercussion. When Martin Luther King said that his dream was to see a society where content of people’s character would be the yardstick to measure them, not the colour of their skin; he knew prejudices, discrimination, violence and other […]

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