feminist Articles

The ‘feminist icons’ who have betrayed feminists

The ‘feminist icons’ who have betrayed feminists

Adam Levine, Ned Fulmer, Rex Orange County: What did these three men do to betray feminism and how can we prevent this from occurring again?
Blind Date Books: Is it worth it?

Blind Date Books: Is it worth it?

Blind Date Books are on the rise online and in stores. We try Blackwell’s attempt at the trend with their own mysteriously wrapped books
Review: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Review: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch – A Musical Parody at the Lowry
Live Review: Peaches brings her Teaches to Manchester

Live Review: Peaches brings her Teaches to Manchester

Head Music Editor Sarah Taylor reviews Peaches’ stop at the O2 Ritz on her Teaches of Peaches 20th anniversary tour.
Nibble NQ: A bite of joy

Nibble NQ: A bite of joy

Not to be missed, Nibble NQ is a treat for the tastebuds and is proudly female forward
Live Review: Crawlers at YES Pink Room

Live Review: Crawlers at YES Pink Room

Daniel Tsourekas reviews Crawlers’ return to Manchester.
Review: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Review: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World at the Lowry
Review: Vignettes

Review: Vignettes

Fashion Editor Alex Bikard reviews Vignettes at Hope Mill Theatre
Mothers of all kinds

Mothers of all kinds

With Mother’s Day nearly upon us, Audre Lorde’s essay discussing her experience of lesbian parenthood from her collection ‘Sister Outsider’ is the perfect text to reflect on non-conventional parent dynamics
Female empowerment playlist

Female empowerment playlist

A playlist of female empowerment anthems compiled by The Mancunion’s Music Section contributors.
Review: Opera North’s Carmen

Review: Opera North’s Carmen

Secoura Grim reviews Opera North’s Carmen at the Lowry
Review: As You Like It

Review: As You Like It

Harriet Cummings reviews As You Like It at the Lowry
Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is marking Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with a trio of female-led shows
Truth Hurts: Lizzo says body positivity has become too ‘commercialised’ in the media

Truth Hurts: Lizzo says body positivity has become too ‘commercialised’ in the media

Lizzo wants to raise awareness about the body positivity movement and how it has become too commercialised on social media
Review: How To Keep Up With The Kardashians

Review: How To Keep Up With The Kardashians

Alice Porter reviews ‘How To Keep Up With The Kardashians’, a UMDS production on body image and pop culture
Art in Mancunia: Ellie Johnson

Art in Mancunia: Ellie Johnson

In the latest instalment of ‘Art in Mancunia’ we present Ellie Johnson, whose photography examines the historical connotations of bread with feminine domesticity
In conversation with: The Feminist Collective

In conversation with: The Feminist Collective

Chloe Hatton talks all things feminism with the Feminist Collective
Hate all Hate Crime

Hate all Hate Crime

Cachella Smith, in light of the potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act, argues that in order to fully combat misogyny, hate crime against any gender is necessary, including radical feminist groups pitted against men and trans women
Let’s talk about Everyday Sexism

Let’s talk about Everyday Sexism

Hana Kelly describes her own experiences with everyday sexism to argue why making a misogyny a hate crime in essential for improving women’s day to day experiences.
Dare to bare?

Dare to bare?

The rise of no-makeup and its celebrity advocation is discussed by contributor Shannon Winterbone

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