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Review: Florence Given’s debut book Women Don’t Owe You Pretty

Florence Given sells feminism as what it is: freeing and utterly delicious. She affirms and articulates precisely the points it feels so hard to put your finger on sometimes.

The societal consequences of the prosthetic womb in Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The...

Imagining a world where reproductive technology has evolved to popularise prosthetic wombs, Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The Growing Season’ toes the line between utopia...
Jo ( Gemma Dobson) and Geoffrey (Stuart Thompson) in A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey Today

A Taste of Honey, a play by the Salford-born writer Shelagh Delaney, debuted in 1958 and is widely considered to be a...

Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Despite the recent post-#MeToo surge in the popularity of female-led films and films directed by women, Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady...

Get Withs and Guilty Feminists

So here I am, tackling this morally ambiguous minefield head on with an investigation into ‘get withs’ and whether or not they really...

Dior’s Phoney Feminism

In Dior’s recent haute couture show, models walked down a looping runway in a large building constructed to resemble a womb. Maria Grazia Chiuri,...

From #Me Too to Las Tesis: A Decade of Progress or...

Why do women across the world, at the close of the decade, still feel the need to shout, ‘it wasn’t my fault, not where I was, not what I wore’?

Oxford Women’s Festival to celebrate achievement and solidarity

The 2020 Oxford International Women’s Festival is set to take place from Saturday 29th of February until Sunday 14th of March, 50 years after the inaugural...

‘Little Women’: endlessly adaptable?

Another 20 or so years, another Little Women; this time brought to us by acclaimed director Greta Gerwig and starring some of the hottest...

Girls to the Front: a brief history of Women in Rock

It is encouraging news that, according to a 2018 study by the guitar manufacturer Fender, 50% of new guitarists in the US...