In The Media

What White People Need to Learn About White Supremacy

All white people are racists.   That got your attention, didn’t it? Before you start on the whole ‘How dare you’ thing, I’m white and, while I try my very hardest not to be prejudiced, I am – because that’s what I was taught by society as I grew up. I don’t always realise it, but that is …

The Unfair Treatment of Black Female Celebrities in Mainstream Media

Imagine achieving everything you set out to achieve in life, and then add some. Let’s say you’re a multi award-winning artist or an unbeatable tennis player, and whilst you’re up there on cloud nine living your best life, you’re having to read malicious articles that dismiss all your achievements.  You …

Piano Guy Should Not Be Idolised By The Media

On Saturday 10th September, Piano Guy, a 34-year-old man who, after a brief four month relationship, took to College Green in Bristol to perform an act of public humiliation in order to coax — or coerce — his former partner into being in a relationship with him. Worst of all, …

Jacob Rees-Mogg is Not a Traditionalist, He’s a Bigot

Trigger Warning: Mentions of abortion and rape. — Although Theresa May remains steadfast in her determination to remain at the top of the Conservative Party, her own party and onlookers are starting to pile on the pressure. In fact, 50% of party members want Theresa May out before the next …

Piers Morgan isn’t an LGBTQ+ Ally, He Just Played One on TV

During his most recent televised shouting match, Piers Morgan shared the sofa with Dr Michael Davidson, a man who believes that homosexuality is an aberration which can be cured. Morgan dismissed the practitioners of conversion therapy as “Just bigoted people who actually talk complete claptrap and who are, in my view, a …

Fertile Human Couple Reproduce

A healthy vagina owner of child bearing age with access to well funded healthcare, a home and future security has announced that she has, with the input of her partner, produced an embryo. Whilst this is lovely news, some children do not have access to healthcare, safe homes and security. So please consider donating …

Please Stop Talking James Cameron. Sincerely, All Women

Hear ye, hear ye! Roll up and read all about the hot-take that absolutely no one asked for! Avatar director James Cameron voiced his dislike in The Guardian of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman in a manner that reinforces the fact that we need more movies like this, and more heroes like Diana — and Etta …

Joss Whedon and Gorram Performative Feminism

Well gorram, that was disappointing. The ‘that’, of course, being the emerging news that geek-culture creator Joss Whedon is a bit of a douchebag. I’m not your usual type of nerd; I don’t sit at my keyboard googling every last piece of information about every show I love, and all its cast, crew …