Words: Jessica Sheridan Whovians are all astir this week following the BBC’s casting announcement for the next Doctor. It’s typically an exciting time for fans of Doctor Who, whose central character has the ability to conveniently regenerate into a new … Continue reading Wibbly Wobbly Girly Whirly: Sci-Fi and Girl Power
Amber Rose is a feminist icon, trailblazer and champion of body positivity and women’s empowerment. She created the Amber Rose SlutWalk which is about to embark on its 3rd Annual strut on October 1st. The Amber Rose SlutWalk has a mission to put … Continue reading 11 Reasons Why Amber Rose’s SlutWalk Image is Transformative & Changes Social Discourse
CW: The following article deals with themes portrayed in Thirteen Reasons Why including mental health, suicide and sexual assault. Please read on at your discretion. Have you seen it yet? What tape are you up to? Have you seen Clay’s … Continue reading Mental Health Police: Thirteen Reasons Why You Should Stop
Now more than ever before, the West is seeing the rise of Indians and people of Indian heritage in Hollywood, and it’s glorious. Lately, the likes of Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Dev Patel, Lilly Singh, Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari have been taking the entertainment industry by storm. Back in 2012, Mindy Kaling paved the way for Indians on television, being the first […]
Words: Jessica Sheridan One of the difficult daily conundrums for women is the pressure to be sexy, but not too sexy. We are encouraged to wear high heels, but not too high, to wear low cut tops, but not too … Continue reading ‘Not Your Honey’ – When Sexual Empowerment Disempowers
Society says that once a woman becomes a wife, has kids or reaches a certain age then they are no longer allowed to express their sexuality. Women who breach this outdated social norm are slut-shamed, condemned, criticised and judged for … Continue reading Madonna Shuts Down Sexist Social Expectations on Women
Kim Kardashian West is a modern day heroine. There, I said it. This may come as an affront to the work of eminent heroines such as Aung San Suu Kyi, Rosa Parks or Mother Teresa, courageous women who have changed … Continue reading Kim Kardashian West: A Modern Day Heroine?