Feminism’s Fashion Moment

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#456385404 / gettyimages.com   Words by Elizabeth Pollard   New season, new trends and spring/summer 2015 was no different. But instead of the latest cut of a dress or season colour to sweep the industries ‘must have’ lists, it’s to get on board of with the feminist revival. From editorial rebrands, to the #heforshe campaign, […]

The Day Emma Watson Addressed the UN

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This week, the world watched as Emma Watson made her first speech as a Women’s Goodwill ambassador for the UN. A speech that created waves amongst the public.

In Defence of Rape

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The response to an anonymous Oxford graduate discussing her experiences after being raped reveals much about what needs to change in our system.

Ban on Heels

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Words by Billie Jenkins Photograph by Nuria Cabrera Friend of the Kremlin and all round Bond Baddie material Oleg Mikheyev (of unresolved embezzlement trails and obstructing justice fame), has made a fresh wave of enemies in the women of Russia. Oleg holds a parliamentary seat in a country where social cohesion is at boiling point, […]

A Response: Sheryl Sandberg’s #BanBossy Campaign

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Words by Elizabeth Pollard Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook tells the Wall Street Journal that in junior high, a teacher told her friend: “Nobody likes a bossy girl. You should find a new friend who will be a better influence on you.” In response, 30 years later, Sandberg launched a #BanBossy campaign with the support […]

The Incident Of Alex Faragher

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Words by Billie Jenkins Every so often I come across something which snaps me out of my feminist comfort zone. Just as I get cosy, and feel that although we have some way to go, the next generations will be working out only the finer details of the gender inequality arguments, I am hit with […]

The New Underground – Girls On Top

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Photography by Hedi Slimane Words by Elizabeth Pollard In the last few years, pop music has seen an uprising of young women storming air time and rebelling against the manufactured, Britney-style pop princess. Super cool twenty-something’s who started writing music before they could walk, befriending fashion heavy-weights and dominating the blogosphere are demanding creativity back […]