Jade Calder celebrates the 25 year anniversary of Bridget Jones’s Diary and explores what makes us love her and relate to her so much.
Bethan Draycott debunks the myths surrounding the “feminist” femme fatale, questioning – is she really a symbol of female empowerment or a social rejection of it?
Rebecca Hopper reviews the St Hilda’s Feminist Festival, and talks to its organiser about the challenges of organising a virtual festival.
Theatre editor Reya Muller on the ‘I Care A Lot’
This week, the world was noticeably confused on how to react when a woman in China was awarded $7,700 USD for five years of housework as part of a divorce settlement. Many were ecstatic to see the first case that recognised housework as labour and set a monetary value on it. Many more, however, failed Read More…
In this review, Katie Kirkpatrick tells us why this fast-paced, witty, and relatable drama is a welcome addition to the streaming service.
Mollie Schofield discusses Florence Given’s “Dump Him” slogan amongst some of her others.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s hit single normalises female sexual pleasure, corrupts the male gaze and sends a message of female empowerment. Music Editor Katie Bunney discusses three months of WAP.
Madeleine Ridout’s detailed review of “Convenience Store Woman” by Sayaka Murata: how does a single woman respond to Japanese social pressures?
As one of history’s most iconic female rulers, Queen Cleopatra is often seen through a lens created for her by society. From Roman historiography, Latin poetry, Renaissance and Baroque art, to Hollywood films and pop music videos, the world has been utterly enthralled by her. What makes her so fascinating? What do the many different images of her tell us about our own society?