masters of none

‘Masters of None’: Season 2 Feminist Review

If you haven’t watched Aziz Ansari’s Netflix’s show, ‘Masters of None’ then be prepared for some spoilers in this review. Created by Ansari and Alan

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Colleen Wing

Why Colleen Wing is the Real Hero in ‘Iron Fist’

Iron Fist is a recent Marvel Netflix show that tells the story of comic book super hero Danny Rand; the billionaire heir to Rand Industries,

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South asian

Why Representation Matters: South Asian Characters in Western Media

Pop culture indescribably shapes our lives and the way we treat everything within it. TV theme tunes, funny catchphrases and fashion are exposed to us

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domestic

Valuing Domestic Work: The Patriarchal Hierarchy of Women’s Labour

The ‘traditional’ idea of men working outside the home, while women remain in the domestic sphere has only existed since the 1950’s. This was to

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muslim

The Realities of Being a Secular Muslim in the Modern World

Religion and spirituality are incredibly personal, human endeavors; a way to make sense of our surroundings, of our communities and the global tragedies that occur.

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Rohingya

The Forgotten People: Gender Violence and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

You may not be aware of the Rohingya; but there has been an under reported, ongoing refugee crisis happening for over four decades. The UN

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7 Badass Women Who Saved 2016

If there is anything that we as a global society can agree on, it’s that 2016 hasn’t been the most spectacular year. With the extensive

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bitch slap

The Inherent Sexism in the Term ‘Bitch Slap’

The term ‘bitch slap’ has become a big part of our popular lexicon. Bitch slaps are to punches what alcopops are to spirits; softer, marketed

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harley quinn

Harley Quinn Costumes for Halloween: Empowering or Problematic?

Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. It’s a fantastically creative holiday, considering the inventive ways we can create scary versions of our

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Batgirl

The Misogynistic Treatment of Batgirl in ‘The Killing Joke’

‘The Killing Joke’ is a DC graphic novel written by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, which provides an origin story for the supervillain called the

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Why My Interracial Relationship is Not Your Political Agenda

I have been in a relationship with my English, Caucasian Significant Other coming up to five and half years now. Race, skin colour and ethnicity don’t really

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jo cox

Jo Cox: The Dangers of Being a Woman in Politics

Until recently, there were many that were not aware of who Jo Cox was. It was the result of a brutal attack that meant that

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colourism

The Unfair and Lovely Campaign Challenges Colourism

Colourism is not just about racism, it’s complicated and insidious as it lies within the perception a race may have about itself. There is a

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