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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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The return of sexism in the twenty-first century

November 2, 2013 6:38 pm3 comments
The return of sexism in the twenty-first century

There is growing unease in contemporary society over the revival of sexism, female objectification and gender divides. Writers such as Natasha Walter and Dr. M. Gigi Durham, as well as contributors to blogs and websites including Pink Stinks, OBJECT and the F-Word, have taken up the task of vocalising dissatisfaction […]

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Inter-sex, transgender and homosexuality in 2013.

February 1, 2013 8:00 pm2 comments
Inter-sex, transgender and homosexuality in 2013.

Let me throw a very surprising statistic at you: as many as 17 in a thousand babies will be born inter-sex. To put that into perspective; Nottingham city has a population of around 305,000 meaning that up to 5185 people in just the city of Nottingham will have one of the 70 […]

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The 3 Strongest Female Roles in Cinema 2012

November 6, 2012 9:28 pm3 comments
The 3 Strongest Female Roles in Cinema 2012

My dream job is to become a screenwriter for cinema, and one aspect of film that I am interested in is strong female roles. We, as an audience, have moved past the idea of depicting women as helpless, waiting for the strong male character to save them. However, there is […]

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What happened to my manhood?

November 5, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
What happened to my manhood?

I’m sitting in a dark room, gluttony sapped by litres of fizzy drink and enormous chunks of chocolate, eyes strained by the white glare of a laptop screen, buttocks gone numb against the (now somewhat sticky) leather of my chair. This, to my great sense of wonderment, is what post-graduation […]

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A Culture of Clichés

June 1, 2012 4:42 pm1 comment
A Culture of Clichés

Unfortunate though it may be, it is a fact universally acknowledged that in the modern day, consumer based society; our reflection can be seen clearest through advertising. Though I feel that I would be unable to outdo any previous criticisms lamenting on the toxicity of this institution, run by power […]

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