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How can modern feminists debunk the traditional ‘radical feminist’ stereotype?
It’s 2015 and when I say the words “I’m a feminist” it’s often met with a groan. “Are you a feminist?” is a staple interview question with almost every female celebrity and the word “feminazi” is thrown around by men and women alike when referring to feminists. Many girls still triumphantly claim that they’re “not...
Double standards and slut shaming
When it comes to discussing double standards and slut-shaming, it’s hard to not be hypocritical. We’re often quick to call someone a potentially harmful slur such as “slut”, even if we know we shouldn’t. I can’t pretend I’ve never thought of someone as a slut, and for someone who identifies as an intersectional feminist I...
As one door opens
The saying is that as one door closes another opens, a positive and inspirational quote first said by Alexander Graham Bell that people seem to use when your life isn’t going too well and they want to make you feel less terrible about yourself. You didn’t get that job you wanted or you didn’t do as...
Sexuality Explained: Pansexuality
Last month the news broke that Miley Cyrus is pansexual after she came out in her Elle magazine interview: "I’m down with any adult—who is down to love me. I don’t relate to being a boy or girl, and I don’t have to have my partner relate to boy or girl,” said Cyrus of her sexuality...