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Terry Richardson is the Tip of the Deeply Flawed Fashion Iceberg

Last week, Conde Nast cut ties with the controversial fashion photographer Terry Richardson over his history of sexual harassment allegations. The decision came hot on the heels of the Harvey Weinstein scandal which, at present, has seen more than 90 women come forward, accusing the former Hollywood producer of sexual …

Pop Culture’s Love Affair with Feminism

Feminism has undoubtedly now become an integral part of pop culture, whether we’re willing to accept it or not. But it seems that feminism just can’t win. Back in the 80’s, the f-word was associated with women who were inaccurately stereotyped as being aggressive, undesirable and masculine. Nowadays, with celebs …

The Nopebook Launch Party

Four incredible speakers, a table full of amazing raffle prizes, umpteen donated sanitary towels, a venue full of kick-ass feminists, 20 baskets of nachos and 150 unicorns. What else could this be, but The Nopebook’s launch party? Had an amazing evening at the #NopebookLaunch. Thanks for putting on an amazing …

Is Feminism for Men?

Controversy was everywhere when Emma Watson launched her He for She campaign, and that controversy has never really gone away. Essentially, the debate boiled down to this: Should feminism be marketed towards men? After all, hasn’t every freedom women have ever had to fight for been blocked by male misogynists? …

Tired of Hearing the Angry Feminist? Try Being One

Feminists aren’t grown, they’re made. We don’t just vacate the birth canal with the collective works of Simone de Beauvoir in hand; we have to become aware of the discrimination around us through a combination of literature, pop culture and social media. In short, we have to have some kind …