Charlie Gershinson covers an internal show debate put on by the Debating Society which grapples with the question: should we value freedom over equality?
Isn’t every day International Men’s Day?
Online Comment Editor Eirwen Abberley explores the debate surrounding International Men’s Day.
Tackling Toxic Masculinity At Tea-Time
Elinor Jones discusses how the creation of male-only groups in Sweden called Killmags may help tackle gender inequality.
International Women’s Day 2019: Spain’s road to the ‘huelga feminista’
Online Editor, Ellie Cook, contextualises the Spanish’s capital’s feminist demonstration and the reality of being swept up with the International Women’s Day events.
Celebrating LGBTQ+ History
HAPPY LGBTQ+ history month! As you may know, this February marks the 14th annual celebration of LGBTQ+ history month in the UK, often referred to as ‘LGBT history month’. It was initially created in 2005 by Sue Sanders and Paul Patrick as part of a Schools OUT UK project. This came in the wake of […]
What Links The Three Colours?
I arrived at the Three Colours Trilogy late. For years it had adorned my watchlist and been the gaping hole in my small smug cabinet of European art house. Trilogies are often the result of a more cynical, franchising side of cinema, so for cinephiles disgruntled with this fact emphasis is often put on spiritual successors […]
Exeter to Stand Against Trump Visit
On Friday 13th July, many Exeter residents plan to hold a rally against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK. The rally will take place at 6pm in Bedford Square, and is one of many to take place simultaneously across the country this week. The organisers, Stand Up To Racism Devon, said: “There is […]
Choosing an identity for ourselves
LGBT students’ experience is mixed. On one hand, people who don’t identify with traditional genders and sexualities can nowadays be open without fear of discrimination or exclusion. While the University runs many initiatives and has a (presumably) thriving LGBTQ+ Society, many LGBT students simply don’t feel the need to participate in LGBT-related activities and events. […]
Why is nobody talking about successful steps towards gender equality?
Exeposé recently uncovered the gender pay gap existing between employees of the University of Exeter, with women earning a whopping 21% less than their male colleagues. This story, quite rightly, made front page news, with academics and students alike reacting with outrage to the investigation. Whilst I am in no way validating this pay gap […]
Exeter recognised for gender equality in STEM subjects
On Thursday 6th October, the Computer Science and Mathematics departments at the University of Exeter were awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver award, which works to promote gender equality in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) careers. The two departments, which both belong to the University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, have released […]