I recently engaged in an overheated debate with a close male friend of mine. The debate, having been fuelled by the book, ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ left us both gasping for air.
Representation. It’s a complicated topic, especially in reference to the LGBT community. Throughout the 20th century, scripted television presented a caricature of homosexuality. Gay men were presented as the comedy relief and Lesbians were often ex-lovers of straight males. American sitcoms, like Friends or Will & Grace, made sexuality into a personality trait and LGBTContinue reading “Queerbaiting – Modern LGBT representation”
When it comes to that “time of the month”, women have heard it all. The condescension and disgust, and even the outright denial to discuss this in public. However, with the rising rates of tampons and pads, mainstream media is giving more coverage to menstruation. The UK is finally starting to see how women are becoming victims to period poverty; how current action is ineffective, and won’t solve it.
Watching my boyfriend wash the dinner dishes, I jump up and offer to help him out in some way. He politely refuses and reminds me, “you need to finish your homework. It’s okay, I can do it, I do not mind at all. Just go ahead and work while I do this.” He turns backContinue reading “How Gender Roles Have Changed from the early 2000s to 2019.”
On the 15th March 2019, a long gunman killed 50 men, women and children in a racially, politically and religiously motivated attack. The theory is that the killer was part of a community on 4chan, and they encouraged him to partake in the monstrosity that unfolded.
Brexit, racism, Tommy Robinson and general discussion regarding the discrimination that Muslims follow in their day-to-day lives.