F1 vs feminism: The impact of Susie Wolff allegations against female involvement in the sport
The 2023 allegations and subsequent investigations against Susie Wolff could have an impact on the role of women in motorsports
The Booker Prize: Empowering or performative?
The Booker Prize’s shortlist has been announced, and as always, each entry is laden with polemical and current societal commentaries. But why does this prize champion liberation? Perhaps due to its colonial past and problematic present.
Promising Young Woman didn’t deserve a release, nevermind an Oscar
As Saltburn dominates FilmTok, Emerald Fennell’s misguided feature debut is once again back in a spotlight that it never deserved
In conversation with MMU art matriarch Sue Fox: “I have no fear of anything”
Sue Fox is a passionately fearless creatrix, urging students to use their art to find themselves and lose their fear. The Mancunion spoke to Sue about connecting with yourself and the role of art as therapy.
Doon Mackichan talks acting, feminism and life lessons at Manchester Literature Festival
From empowerment to activism: here’s everything we should be learning from Doon Mackichan’s appearance at Manchester Literature Festival
Inside Taylormania: What does it really mean to be a fan of the world’s biggest super-star?
Just 55 shows into her record-breaking international stadium tour, Taylor Swift is bigger than ever. From sold-out shows, a recent re-recording project (Taylor’s Version), and politicised documentaries, we ask: what does it really mean to be a fan of the world’s biggest superstar?
I don’t want to become a journalist because of Russell Brand
The media industry is becoming increasingly notorious for protecting sexual predators – and the men at the top are preventing women from pursuing a career in the industry
Film, fashion, and the female nude: Eroticism and femininity in photography
Lara Hedge delves into the history of the female nude and its relation to contemporary photography practice through her own work
In the wake of a recent stabbing, this year’s Reclaim the Night is more important than ever
The stabbing of a 15-year-old London schoolgirl shows the importance of continuing the fight against gender-based violence
A love letter to my little sister, my younger self, and my bikini line
Puberty is never a pleasant experience. Yet under the patriarchal society we live in, where female bodies are labelled by male ‘discovers’, it’s even harder for the female, trans, and queer community. But, as adults, does this discomfort have to continue, or do we have a voice over the perceptions of our own bodies?