Is wearing make up really a choice?

4th March 2016 7

Most feminists these days are pretty clear: we’re allowed to wear make up now. We’re allowed to shave our legs; we’re allowed to wear dresses; we’re allowed to spend an hour in front of the […]

These are the BEST feminist newsletters right now

13th February 2016 2

Without a doubt, 2016 is the year of the newsletter. It all kicked off last autumn with Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s Lenny Letter—a newsletter that drops interviews, essays and advice into your email inbox twice a week. What’s […]

Your anti-sexist outrage might be a little… sexist

11th February 2016 4

Here’s something that’s been annoying me for a long time: the disproportionate backlash that certain types of people face for saying the wrong thing. In general, I suspect it’s those whose voices aren’t as respected in the first […]

The surprising feminism of ‘Grease’

4th February 2016 5

I’m a mega Grease fan, so I couldn’t help but get a serious case of FOMO when the whole of the US got to enjoy Grease Live on Sunday night, and I was stuck at home watching it […]

How to swear like a feminist

7th January 2016 10

FUCK—I bloody love swearing. Forget sarcasm; a perfectly-timed swear word is the highest form of wit. I love using them; I love hearing them; I loved Cass Geller’s Femsplain article ‘I Am Woman, Hear Me […]

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