Rebecca Winkle reviews David Mamet’s three-women comedy drama, ‘Boston Marriage’.
Natalie Tongue voices her contempt towards the misogynistic attack against Katie Bouman, responsible for the first ever photo of a black hole.
One of the most coveted awards in the literary sphere, the Man Booker Prize boasts a back catalogue of winners that stretch from Hilary Mantel to William Golding. This year, the International Man Booker Prize for Fiction has gone viral in the news for having 5 female nominees out of a total of 6. Has […]
Homelessness, natural disasters and extreme poverty. All of these things have several impacts, with many charities working hard to provide food, bedding and other supplies. But when people talk about these issues, how many actually consider the importance of access to sanitary products for young girls and women? Every day, many young women around the world […]
Nicaragua and El Salvador are 2 out of the 8 countries in the world with a complete abortion ban. It is a crime even if the woman’s life in mortal danger. This means that women all over Nicaragua and El Salvador are being rejected abortion, even if the alternative is certain death. This reflects a […]
Across all facets of society, a number of alarming exposés have sought to unravel historical inequality. Particularly, sexual harassment cases have engulfed Hollywood and the BBC gender pay gap scandal has caused a crisis. Finally, the cause of equality is being trumpeted on a much larger scale and has been thrust into the public consciousness […]
When the birth control pill was introduced in the 1960s, it sparked a revolution: women could take charge of their own sexual freedom. Now, women around the world are finding alternatives to the Pill after recognition of its effects on psychological health. Despite the six decades that pill has been omnipresent, 99% effective and not […]
This week I got the chance to talk to Jess Brittain about her upcoming TV show Clique. She started out in the industry writing episodes for Skins, created by her father, Brian Elsley, and her brother, Jamie Brittain, but is now forging her own path with this new BBC Three thriller. Here’s what she had […]
Five students from the Business School have organised two hour-long gym workshops this weekend, in an attempt to encourage more female students to try out weightlifting. Having experienced for themselves the lack of females in the Lower Weights Room on campus, Elizabeth Down, Rebecca Lissmann, Molly Smith, Barbara Pelletier and Andrea McDougall decided it was […]
Too often female comedians are forced to make themselves the butt of the joke rather than showcasing their own wit and experience. Why is this, I wonder? Having seen Sarah Millican live a few years ago, I can say that, at least to a degree, female comedians restrict themselves, deliberately or not, to joking about […]