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Why Jaden Smith Wearing a Dress Is Good For Feminism

By Eoin Martin

Jaden Smith, son of Will and Jada Smith was spotted in a dress. But the internet is exploding with articles focusing on this, questioning Smith’s sexual orientation and gender identity. 210 more words


A ‘Gender Friendly’ Parliament after GE 2015? The Case for a Women and Equality Committee

Please note that this blog piece was originally published on PolicyBristol Hub on 27 April, and is available here.

By Sarah Childs

The 2015 general election portends an era of  ‘dangerous’ women having undue influence on British politics come May the 8th, if the print and social media are to be believed. 954 more words


Good news: UNESCO's Executive Board unanimously sign up to protect “Learning without Fear”

In March, for International Women’s Day, UNGEI, UNESCO and the EFA Global Monitoring Report produced a new paper showing that gender-based violence in and around schools prevents millions of children worldwide from fulfilling their academic potential and calling for urgent action to combat school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). 675 more words

Basic Education

Of the Monstrous

Nights At The Circus by Angela Carter
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Well this is probably as much fun as can be had reading, for me anyway. 645 more words


Deconstructing Gender  

I have always refused to declare my sexuality and by that I don’t mean that I don’t want people to know what my preferences are but I don’t like the black and white terms of having to be one thing or the other, I don’t want other people’s labels to define me and put me in a neat little box. 692 more words


UCLA female faculty faced 'demeaning' mistreatment, probe finds

Women faculty at UCLA’s Alzheimer’s disease research center faced “a climate of conflict, tension, hostility and mistrust” for about a decade and were treated in an “unprofessional, demeaning manner,” an investigation at the campus medical school has found. 14 more words


A Glance Into Water

It goes without saying that water is essential to human existence, but the extent to which water access can alter daily lives is significant and less known. 506 more words