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The Reviewing Reel: What’s A Girl Gotta Do?

What's a Girl Gotta Do? by Holly Bourne I LOVED THIS SO MUCH. I did buy this almost an entire year ago, and it's been over a year since I read How Hard Can Love Be?, but it didn't stop me thoroughly enjoying this. Just... Yesssssss, Lottie. Yessss. She is every cool feminist at my sixth form,… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: What’s A Girl Gotta Do?

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International Women’s Day

Welcome to the day for us women - a day where we can stand up tall and straight, line our heads with clouds and look to the stars. It's far too easy to say that we're confined to having our feet planted on the ground, especially when we all still live in a world that… Continue reading International Women’s Day

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Feminist Feelings: Body Positivity

I write my best work in the wee hours of the morning, which doesn’t bode well for my time in sixth form, but you have to suffer for your hobbies. I’ve been reading ‘Girl Up’ by Laura Bates (which is an excellent feminist work, I really recommend it. I particularly enjoyed the dancing vaginas on… Continue reading Feminist Feelings: Body Positivity

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That Green Gentleman

I've had something on my mind recently, a weight I just can't shake, like a snake that's sunk its fangs into my spine. Envy. Jealousy. Subtly different words that apply to every person in the world. I fall foul of them more than I should, to the extent where it just makes me look like… Continue reading That Green Gentleman

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Feminist Fiction

Normally, the word 'Feminism' has strong negative connotations for many, especially in a world of media and instant internet sharing. Why bother to do research on a subject when a Facebook post is only a tap away? It's far easier to read what comes up onto your dashboard than trawl through thousands of conflicting articles… Continue reading Feminist Fiction