feminism

Photography

Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents or simply cute girls."
Mirjana Milovanovic
4.5.19
comedy

'We Didn't Want to Gender-Bash' – Remembering 90s Comedy 'Smack the Pony'

Twenty years on, we talk about the cult C4 sketch show and the changing face of comedy with its creator and one of its stars.
Annie Lord
3.21.19
tv

In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologise to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
3.21.19
feminism

The ‘Men’s Liberation’ Movement Time Forgot

Nowadays, the Men’s Rights movement runs the gamut from incels to red pillers, but in the 1970s, men's libbers looked something like… feminists?
Nona Willis Aronowitz
3.18.19
International Women's Day 2019

The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct

As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.
Emma Garland
3.8.19
International Women's Day 2019

Brands Need Different Priorities on International Women's Day

Fewer pink cupcakes, more social responsibility.
Lauren O'Neill
3.8.19
feminism

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.
freya marshall payne
2.28.19
Views My Own

Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.
Lori Fox
2.20.19
feminism

Why Is Mainstream Feminism Chasing Its Own Tail?

Lately, it's felt like many of the 'feminist' issues brought to light by journalism and publishing are conversations we've already had.
Lauren O'Neill
2.11.19
Ink Spots

'Suspira' is the Zine Looking at Horror Through a Feminist Lens

With each issue exploring a different archetype of fear and fascination, 'The Fetish' issue examines the relationship between the horror genre and female sexuality.
Salma Haidrani
1.29.19
feminism

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Producer Dream Hampton Is Fed Up with Her Generation of Women

After having to call out Erykah Badu and Taraji P. Henson for seemingly sympathising with Kelly, executive producer dream hampton let her generation have it.
Taylor Hosking
1.24.19
Culture

'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' Is Inadvertently About Women's Invisible Labor

In the new Netflix show, couples learn how to tackle household tasks by 'tidying' together, a process that reveals just how gendered our domestic expectations are.
Nicole Clark
1.11.19
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