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Reclaim the Night comes back to Manchester

Hundreds of women will take to the streets to fight for feminism and against violence against women

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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2018

Anuli Changa finds empowerment and diversity in the University of Manchester’s production of the 1996 play

Photo: Yasmeen Mjalli

Socially engaged art: the feminist genre of change?

Fighting for women’s freedom from harassment, activist Yasmeen Mjalli discusses how she weaponises the medium of protest art to create social change in the West Bank

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Feminism and the F1 grid girls

On one hand is a symbolic step forward, on the other is many women left without jobs

Suffragettes 1908 Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Wonder Women 2018

We look ahead to the the feminist festival taking over of Manchester through an innovative series of exhibitions, performances and discussions

Photo: Artwork by Izzy Rooke-Ley

Writing ‘The Female Sex (Education)’

Creator of ‘the.f.sex’ Instagram account, Izzy Rooke-Ley, explains the importance of presenting an educative platform dedicated to female sexuality and sexual pleasure

Geguri, the first female competitor in Overwatch APEX

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What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

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Meghan Markle: the feminist, not the fiancé

In the wake of the media storm surrounding Meghan Markle, James Johnson takes account of the narratives surrounding the history of our newest royal

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He who shouts loudest: the danger of echo chambers

James Gill gives his opinion on the current state of journalism and free speech

Photo: Flickr @ Rowland Gosling

Thicc: body positive or objectifying?

Oppressive beauty standards come in all shapes and sizes

Photo: Thomas Hawk @ Flickr

What the Weinstein case tells us about the culture of sexual harassment

We shouldn’t be just asking about where there is a culture of sexual harassment, but why there is one in the first place

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Banning online communities of misogynists is a good thing, here’s why

Sam Glover talks to members of the recently banned ‘Incel’ group, and argues that banning the community is the right move