Author: Olivia Wright

Every Brexit Vote That Got Us to This Point

Nearly three years ago, Britain held a (misguided) referendum on its EU membership and voted to ‘take back control’ of politics, whatever that means. 52% of British people were sufficiently swayed by Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, and an illegal campaign based on lies, and thus, Brexit was born. Today — …

Broken Politics and False Allegations | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a (mostly) weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? …

Brave Women and Barbaric Attacks | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

Politics, Pills, and Presidencies | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

Common Misconceptions about Vaginas

It’s no secret that sex education in the UK is lacking, to say the least. While some of us are lucky to have had positive experiences when it comes to learning about sex, reproduction, and the (literal) ins and outs of the birds and the bees, many of us have …

Razors, Racism, and Re-Negotiation | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

Why I Still Love New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap. Where once it was the done thing to loudly proclaim “NEW YEAR, NEW ME” from the rooftops, now all the cool kids are shunning goals and resolutions in favour of a slower pace of life. “Who needs goals?” they Tweet. “2019 is all …

Breaking News: Women Do Most of the Work at Christmas

The working year is drawing to a close. Half of us have switched our Out of Offices on already, and the other half of us are staring at the clock wondering when a working day suddenly became six years long. The Christmas trees are up, the presents are (possibly) wrapped, …