Femininity

Everyday Sexism this ‘Chick’ is Tired of…

Despite the progress us humans have made in terms of gender equality in recent times, here are a bunch of seriously annoying, everyday things which us vagina owners will find all too familiar… Dress codes Believe it or not, there are STILL some workplaces which insist on women wearing heels to work – Do we really

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10 Myths About Femininity Debunked

10 myths about femininity debunked 1. Women are born ‘gentle’. Gender doesn’t determine your personality; a woman isn’t born gentle and a man isn’t born strong. Behaviours are learnt and these identities have been constructed for us…but times are changin’ – as a society we seem to be addressing and challenging these traditional notions and

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Sport and Sexism: We Interviewed Boxer Charlene Jones and Footballer Gemma Evans

We interviewed Cardiff City football player Gemma Evans and boxer Charlene Jones DtL: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got into your chosen sport? Charlene: I first got introduced to boxing through my dad; he used to box and took me to a local boxing gym. From there I haven’t looked

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Not That Kind of Essex Girl: The Founders of The Mother Hub are Campaigning For the Redefinition of “Essex Girl” in English Dictionaries

Not that kind of Essex  girl’ – the founders of The Mother Hub are campaigning for the derogatory definition of ‘Essex girl’ to be redefined in English dictionaries DtL: Can you tell us a little bit about yourselves? Natasha and Juliet: We are Natasha Sawkins and Juliet Thomas, friends for ten years and co-founders of

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“I Like Breaking Society’s Stupid Little ‘Gender Norms'”

Melissa Brooks on defying gender stereotypes in rock music DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying? If so what happened and how did you deal with the experience? Melissa: Yes. Until I reached my late teens, I always felt as if I was an outcast. I felt outspoken, and I always stood out from everyone else

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‘People Often Think I Don’t Really Know How to Play Bass Until They See Us Live’ – Julia Cumming: We Interviewed Brooklyn Trio Sunflower Bean

We interviewed dreamy-psych-rock trio Sunflower Bean DtL: What has been your proudest moment so far? Jacob: For us, releasing our first record Human Ceremony has definitely been one of our proudest moments. To have completed a full length album and put it out into the world feels pretty good. DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying?

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Girl Power: Meet the Women Planning World Domination

Meet the GRL PWR Gang, a collective of girls set for world domination. We interviewed Artist/Designer Elizabeth Ilsley, Photographer/Director Millicent Hailes and Marketing Consultant Jessica Riches; just three members of GRL PWR Gang, a collective of influential women who have joined forces to promote female empowerment and support other women working in creative industries.  Founded

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Sexism and Skateboarding

Viviana Gomez-Morales is a member of Nefarious; an all-female skate crew based in London, who are defying gender stereotypes I grew up rollerblading and had always wanted to try skateboarding. I remember being 8 years old and begging my mum for a board, but it wasn’t until last year that I decided to buy one

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Bella Thorne: I Just Say No

We were absolutely chuffed when we were invited by our friends over at Entertainment One films to meet up with the wonderful Bella Thorne to talk about Ditch the Label, bullying and the new hit movie, ‘The Duff’. At the end of the interview, she even told me she loved my outfit – she was

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