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Album: Diet Cig — Swear I’m Good At This

Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson

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A culture of objectification, not rape

We must be more accurate with our definitions of the threats that women face if we are to tackle misogynistic behaviour in public and in private

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The feminist fashion journalist

In light of the Women in Media conference last week, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar presents her favourite woman in the media and her apt ability to combine fashion and feminism

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Feminist reflections on International Women’s Day

A reflection on 2017’s International Women’s Day, what it means for feminism, and how it can help us reflect on the fight for gender equality

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Sorry, but Emma Watson is still a feminist

The scandal surrounding Emma Watson’s Vanity Fair cover shoot is just another way to compartmentalise women

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A response to “Reclaim the Night: We do not live in a rape culture”

In reply to a previous article, Catherine Snow argues that rape culture does indeed exist and must be faced

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Sex sells

As feminism attempts to concur all, it cannot be denied that female sexuality is a taboo that causes mixed responses from the feminist community. Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski and Emma Watson’s recent controversy are claiming that there bodies and their sexuality do not contradict their feminism. This week Jenny Knowles has a look at how sex sells in fashion and, whether it’s the women who profit?

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Let’s talk about Emma Watson and the Vanity Fair controversy

We discuss the controversy that’s surrounded Emma Watson and THAT photo shoot… and how what you wear doesn’t determine or negate your feminism

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Men must listen to feminists

In the wake of the recent Reclaim the Night protest, David Moseley illustrates a role for men in feminist movements

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A sympathetic view of Milo Yiannopoulos

The left must be more understanding towards the individuals that are attracted to the views of speakers like Yiannopoulos, argues Sam Glover

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Wonder Women Festival lands in Manchester

The breakdown of our top art picks from the feminist festival of the year

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Feature: In conversation with Laura Marling

Rebekah Shaw speaks to Laura Marling about femininity, creative production, and moving on from LA at the folk musician’s first student conference