• Feminist Criticism In Games: Thank You, Anita Sarkeesian

    Emily Ash Emily celebrates the positive impact feminist game critic Anita Sarkeesian has had on her life. A lot of negativity has been published about Anita Sarkeesian’s video essay series Tropes vs Women in Video Games (TvW); there was negativity at the time, and there’s still negativity now. So,...
  • Double The Stages But Still No Women! – Outrage At Reading And Leeds Line Up Announcement

    Reading and Leeds first 2021 line-up announcement left a sour taste in the mouth's of music fans and critics alike, with accusations of misogyny and inequality taking centre stage...
  • Women – Your Infantry Needs You!

    Since the 21st December 2018, women who were not currently in the army have now been allowed to apply for the infantry, and training will begin in April 2019. This is a further development to the decision made by David Cameron in 2016 which allowed women already in the...
  • Cat Calling: objectification or compliment?

    How many times have you felt guilty for complaining about being cat called because you know a retort will be ‘It’s a compliment! Stop moaning’? But is it really a compliment or is it simply objectification? Personally, I think it can be both. I know what you’re thinking, I’m...
  • Theresa May: An Alternative Review

    Repeatedly called out for her lack of personality, her “cold-fish” and “control freak” tendencies, Theresa May is rapidly becoming yet another infamous figure of British politics. There is however a dislike for our PM now that is characteristically different, and perhaps even stronger, in comparison to the dislike felt...
  • One day is not enough to celebrate women

    The 8th of March passed as quickly as it came. Whilst the University of Nottingham hosted an array of events to celebrate, we ask: was it enough? International Women’s Day. A commemoration of the movement for women’s rights. A celebration of two X chromosomes. 24 out of the 8760 hours...
  • Hell hath no Tyson Fury

    On Monday evening, BBC presenter Clive Myrie looked at his watch, declared it to be after the watershed and promptly described Tyson Fury as a ‘dickhead’. This was an unusual move for a BBC presenter, as their normal remit does not allow them to use descriptions any more insulting...