Category Feminism

How do I look? Politics and Aesthetics.

The world revolves around how we look and how we dress these days. It’s about how ‘good’ we look. How aesthetically pleasing we look to others. This has been consumed in our culture and how we look has now become a commodification. It can be bought and sold. We use materialistic things such as makeup, […]

Should we be shouting about women?

Feminists are everywhere. In the media and in the public eye and in our private lives too. Feminism is something that is close to my heart and something that I believe in. I’m not a strict feminist, but I’m not someone who will stand down if I think sexism or inequality between men and women […]

Body Image. #TriggerWarning

I watched a programme a few days ago called My Self Harm Nightmare. It focused on self-harm and on body image. It focused on anorexia and bulimia, two conditions that are classed as mental health problems. The programme also looked at the influence of the internet – mainly websites and blogs that encourage extreme weight […]

What is it like to be a woman today?

Today is International Women’s Day. A day where females are celebrated for their contributions to society. I am a ‘hidden feminist’, I do believe in the gender equality. Women are equal to men and should be seen as equal to men. I am a relative of Emily Davidson, the women’s suffragette that campaigned for women’s […]