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Opinion: The Pressure to be a ‘Good Feminist’

You shave your legs, suffer over a guy or a girl sometimes, ask for help instead of trying to power through something alone? You wear bras and makeup and you expect the guy to pay the bill on the first date? Have you ever felt that this makes you a bad feminist? In the following personal, yet very relatable piece, Elena Giuliano tells you why you really shouldn’t! ...

The Punchline Gap: How the patriarchy is ruining your jokes

“The Punchline Gap”. You’ve probably never heard of it, but if you’re female-identifying you have most definitely experienced it. Alison Middleton and Rosalie Minnitt explore the sad but universally acknowledged truth that men often receive more laughs than women - regardless of content and find out what you can do to help level the playing field, both on and off the stage. ...

Reconnecting with and Finding Comfort in Pop in 2020

Pop is at its best right now, and women are dominating it differently than before, argues Gaby as she recounts her reconnection with pop music in the difficult months of the past year. She highlights three artists in particular (Lady Gaga, Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus), who - through the reinvention of themselves and a different era of pop - provided escapism and empowerment for women and men all over the world....