Tag Archives: Feminism

WONDER WOMAN

July 24, 2017

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After smashing the box office, Wonder Woman has received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Considering DC Studios’ track record, that’s something to celebrate all on its own. The movie has drawn a great amount of attention, as it should. However, while Wonder Woman deserves attention, it shouldn’t be for the reasons it has. […]

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WE NEED FEMINISM

June 29, 2017

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In 2014, UN ambassador Emma Watson delivered a moving speech on gender equality. This speech has reached millions of people worldwide and the HeForShe website that was created alongside the speech has over a million signatures of men and women pledging to stand up for gender equality. The action Watson took has inspired many people […]

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ACCIO FEMINISM

February 27, 2017

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Some amazing displays and feats of equality for all genders from the characters we love and even those we love to hate Warning: Contains Book and Movie Spoilers 1. Strong women in combat! Nothing is as badass as our dear Professor McGonagall taking on Death Eaters in her own right! As the infamous Battle of […]

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HOW TO ARGUE WITH A ‘MENINIST’

January 13, 2017

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Being a feminist can be exhausting. Not only do you have the massive responsibility of trying to achieve gender equality, but you’re constantly forced to defend the movement as if it’s so much to ask that men and women be treated equally. For a long time, feminism has been considered a bad word. The negative […]

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WHY DO MEN ONLY RESPECT THE PROPERTY OF ANOTHER MAN?

January 13, 2017

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I’ve seen it before, experienced it before, and you probably have too. “If you don’t have a boyfriend, why aren’t you interested in me?” or my personal favourite, “It’s not like you have a kid or a mortgage with the guy”. This ‘guy’ is actually a made-up being I’ve mentally constructed in the torturous ten […]

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HOW THE STRONG FEMALE LEAD CAN BE STRONGER

January 13, 2017

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The ‘Strong Female Lead’ has now become a genre in its own right. And it should be. It’s about time we enjoy the joys and spoils of writing, directing, and portraying female protagonists. The genre comprises of any film or TV show that has at least one or more female protagonists who are given significant […]

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ALL YOU NEED IS A LITTLE R-E-S-P-E-C-T

January 13, 2017

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  Want to hear something surprising? The definition of self-respect is: “Pride and confidence in oneself; a feeling that one is behaving with honour and dignity.” I see four key words here: pride, confidence, honour and dignity. I ask you, how could you possibly look at a young woman and decide that the clothes which […]

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THE TOP 5 REASONS MEN SHOULD EMBRACE FEMINISM TOO

December 7, 2016

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At its very core, the ideology of feminism aims for equality between men and women. It means getting rid of the strict gender roles that are typically forced upon us from an early age. So, if everyone in the world decided to take on the role of a feminist and work towards achieving this goal […]

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