Howl

Howl By Annie Ridout I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by the patriarchy, starving ‘hysterical’ objectified, dragging themselves through each day with the additional burden of caring for all the kids, as well as parents and their friends, employees, freelancers, employers, fellow parents on the school run, who like them are overworked

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Cinder-Ellis and the Ugly Brothers

I was sat in a ‘Women in Literature’ seminar during my third year at Sussex University when I first considered the term ‘feminism’. Amber Jacobs, my wonderful tutor, explained it like this: “Feminism,” she said, “is believing that women should be equal to men.” Hmmm, I thought. I suppose I must be a feminist then.

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The many voices of feminism

To end 2013, Joanna Biggs decided to dismiss the year’s new wave of feminists – and their achievements – by proclaiming that the so-called fourth wave lacks an intellectual voice (read the article here). Here are what I consider to be the best-documented campaigns, projects and voices of the past year: – Lucy-Anne Holmes tirelessly

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