Sunday’s Sexism Summary – 6/8/1

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Is Emma Watson Really a Hypocrite for the Vanity Fair Shoot?

The Internet (or at least my corner of it) has been up in arms this week about Emma Watson posing semi-topless for Vanity Fair. Of course, this is, for the most part, absolutely ridiculous. Emma, and indeed any woman, is free to do whatever she wants with her body. Doing this shoot doesn’t make her any less of a feminist, and the people saying that … Continue reading Is Emma Watson Really a Hypocrite for the Vanity Fair Shoot?

Why I’m Still Protesting The Tampon Tax

Today at my uni, we were doing a photo campaign against the tampon tax and getting passers by to get involved. Most people seemed to be up for it, although we did get the usual “um…sorry” from people who just awkwardly walked away because they were kind of scared of our angry signs about bleeding. Fair enough. Bye, Felicia.   Now, as I write a … Continue reading Why I’m Still Protesting The Tampon Tax

Let’s Talk About Consent: It’s Not Just Yes And No

Consent has become a widely discussed part of university life recently. A lot of universities have made it compulsory to attend consent workshops, or take consent surveys. After this guy from Warwick uni, George Lawlor, posed with the sign that said “this is not what a rapist looks like”, people discussed it even more. Now firstly, why this guy was wrong. The phrase “this is not what a rapist looks like” … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Consent: It’s Not Just Yes And No

Sunday’s Sexism Summary! – September 6th

Hey there! I’m gonna be completely honest here and say I almost forgot to do this today! I’ve been pretty busy as I’ve been organising a local donation drop event in my hometown. If you’re in the Hampshire area, we’re collecting donations on Saturday 12th in Fleet! It’s had loads of support which has been so amazing to see. People have been offering to collect … Continue reading Sunday’s Sexism Summary! – September 6th

Why Aren’t People Listening to Nicki Minaj?

So, by now, we’ve all seen the iconic moment of last nights VMA awards – where Nicki Minaj CALLED. MILEY. OUT. This was in relation to what Miley said in a recent interview about Nicki’s twitter row over the VMA nominations with Taylor Swift: “If you want to make it about race, there’s a way you could do that. But don’t just make it about yourself. Say: ‘this is … Continue reading Why Aren’t People Listening to Nicki Minaj?