All posts tagged "feminism"
Medea: a monster, a mother, or a murderer?
‘A bride of hate to me and death / Tigress, not woman’ (Euripides, Medea) Medea: a monster, a mother, or a...Arts13/06/2017
Feminism Society and the Festival of Choice celebrating International Safe Abortion Day
*Trigger Warning: Contains mentions of rape and abuse Across the globe it remains the case even in today’s progressive society that...Sports and Socs01/11/2016
Sexism and Cinema: are women disappearing from the business?
October marked the release of ‘Suffragette’, a film directed by a woman (Sarah Gavron), written by a woman (Abi Morgan) and,...Arts10/01/2016
Reclaiming our Suffragette History!
At the general meeting on March 10th, a motion was passed to lobby the college to name the new library after...News06/05/2015
Is this what a Feminist looks like?
I was waiting for our FemSoc committee meeting, when the last edition of The Orbital arrived. I asked if I could read...Comment26/02/2015
Let’s Reconsider Consent
The ‘I Heart Consent’ campaign was a good idea but it was run in a way that I can only describe...Comment28/01/2015
The Bechdel Test
What is it? The Bechdel test was first introduced in Allison Bechdel’s comic “Dykes to Watch Out For”, in a 1985...Comment28/01/2015
The English language has many a foul word. Most are four letters. Many we now accept in day-to-day conversation without so...Comment28/01/2015
The Backlash Against Feminism
There is no doubt that 2014 has been a great year for feminism (please note, before I fully begin, that I...Comment26/11/2014
The New Faces of Feminism
The 19th century saw the creation of the Seven Sisters colleges in the Unites States that provided higher education for women,...Comment28/10/2014