• When Did Feminism Become Trendy?

    Defined by the Oxford dictionary, a feminist is ‘a person who supports the belief that women should have the same rights and opportunities as men’, and is a sweeping political movement taking place all over the world. Women from every corner of the world are demanding equal rights in...
  • Enough is Enough

    The British political landscape, a once august and respected vista now resembles a drunken punch up at a wedding no one wanted to attend. A brawl being watched by 65 million people who frankly have no idea what is going on nor how the whole thing started and no...
  • Poppies – A Symbol of Pride?

    Last year a member of the Doncaster Pride community came up with an innovative idea to remember soldiers who would have been considered part of the LGBT community. Doncaster Pride posted on Instagram in 2018 (before being deleted) a poppy that had a rainbow on one of its petals....
  • Here Come the Girls!

    Doctor Who has been a love of mine for over 10 years now. I spent such a large proportion of my early teens watching episodes on repeat, loving every storyline it could throw at me. As I turned 15 and began to think I was too cool for the...
  • Questioning the lack of racial diversity in the Twilight saga

    The first Twilight movie premiered on 21st November 2008, and the ten-year anniversary of the beginning of the franchise that broke many box office records started a lot of conversations on topics that would not have been discussed as openly ten years ago. Catherine Hardwicke directed the first movie...
  • Do English Students Only Study ‘Dead White Males’?

    Studies of English – and universities in general – have been overwhelmingly dominated by men for the greater part of their existence. With such a history of white masculine authority, it is difficult for the arts to shake off the ‘dead white men’ image. Nowadays, however, nationwide English courses...
  • Ableism: Kylie Jenner in Interview magazine

    It comes as no surprise that the endlessly privileged youngest Jenner sister has been caught up in more controversy for appearing in an editorial spread featured in the December/January issue of Interview magazine. Both the article and cover have divided opinions around the world – firstly, Jenner appears heavily...