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Start your week off with a thought-provoking read! We've linked our pick of the most interesting articles in The F-word weekly roundup. thefword.org.uk/2021/10/weekly…
For #BlackHistoryMonth, Political Editor @freypaulucci celebrates some of the women making history today by organising and leading movements across the Global South. thefword.org.uk/2021/10/celebr…
New report finds that young women feel government policy is leaving them behind as they disproportionately face the socioeconomic impacts of COVID. “Urgent action is needed to amplify young women’s voice and pursue the priorities they care about.” irise.org.uk/2021/10/new-re…
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Here's a #BFILondonFilmFestival discount for you! £5 tickets (subject to availability) to all galas and special presentations. Just quote promo code LFF2021 in person at BFI Southbank, over the phone 020 7928 3232 or online at bfi.org.uk/lff and get booking!
In a new interview, Olivia Logan talks to author Rachel Holmes about her new biography of Sylvia Pankhurst, a woman who committed her life to working for a society that was equal for all. #NaturalBornRebel is out now from @BloomsburyBooks thefword.org.uk/2021/09/sylvia…
If you enjoy powerful, socially conscious poetry, find out more about the poets highlighted in our #NationalPoetryDay2021 blog: @piraterockstar, @EvaO_Connor, @griffski and Sonya Renee Taylor. Please do share your favourite feminist poets and poems in the replies! twitter.com/thefworduk/sta…
The theme for this year's #NationalPoetryDay is 'Choice', inspiring Fliss Alma to share her pick of four inspiring #poetry performances about the need for bodily autonomy and access to safe, legal abortion. #MyBodyMyChoice #AbortionIsHealthcare thefword.org.uk/2021/10/nation…
check out the coverage for s̳h̳e̳ ̳s̳e̳e̳k̳s̳ ̳o̳u̳t̳ ̳w̳o̳o̳l̳ on @mcrjewishmuseum 14th Oct 19.30 next week!! Thank you @thefworduk 😊 thefword.org.uk/2021/09/the-f-…k
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Signal-boost: @Mermaids_Gender, @Genderintell and @GoodLawProject (+others) are appealing LGB Alliance being given charitable status, despite not seeming to meet the requirements for a registered charity. Share or donate to help fund the case! crowdjustice.com/case/lgba-char…
“Sisters Uncut is offering a national training series on how to intervene in stop and searches, and other violent police tactics” bit.ly/3ohZeRO
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Want to write for The F-word? We're looking for articles and blog posts addressing UK and global political issues through an #intersectional #feminist lens. Get in touch with our #politics editor @freypaulucci at [email protected] if you'd like to pitch an idea!
#BlackHistoryMonth is organised to celebrate the lives and achievements of Black people throughout history, without whitewashing the past. Check out the Black History Month website for a list of resources and events across the UK blackhistorymonth.org.uk
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Transphobia and racism can be rife in the UK #ReproductiveJustice movement, but it shouldn't be that way. Follow @ReproPact for updates on their work towards a better, fairer, more inclusive reproductive rights landscape in the UK - one that serves everyone who needs it. twitter.com/ReproPact/stat…
#BlackHistoryMonth is organised to celebrate the lives and achievements of Black people throughout history, without whitewashing the past. Check out the Black History Month website for a list of resources and events across the UK blackhistorymonth.org.uk
For those in London, @BerthaDocHouse will be screening Frida - Viva la Vida this October. Narrated by Asia Argento, the film celebrates iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, diving deep into her tumultuous life and powerful art. Screening from 1 October dochouse.org/cinema/screeni…
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For those in London, @BerthaDocHouse will be screening Frida - Viva la Vida this October. Narrated by Asia Argento, the film celebrates iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, diving deep into her tumultuous life and powerful art. Screening from 1 October dochouse.org/cinema/screeni…
Happy International Safe #Abortion day! In solidarity with persons all over the world who struggle to access affordable, safe and legal abortions september28.org ***This tweet was amended as I used "women" not "persons" in the original - AO
Happy #BiVisibilityDay! To celebrate, we're sharing this article from The F-word archives on times the media has done #bi representation right. Please feel free to share your own suggestions for the list in the replies! thefword.org.uk/2017/02/7-time…
As it's #BisexualAwarenessWeek, we're dipping into The F-word archives. Heteronormative values still limit bi identity and sexuality - fetishising bi women and erasing and excluding bi men altogether. Have things gotten any better in the last few years? thefword.org.uk/2016/09/being-…
In this week's roundup we're highlighting articles on why the reproductive rights movement can't leave trans people, Black women and gender expansive people behind, how "girlboss" feminism gatekeeps the feminist movement, and why rent is a feminist issue. thefword.org.uk/2021/09/weekly…
New film #annette is packed with explosive musical numbers and sparkling visuals, but despite this, Ellen Thomas wants to know: do we really need any more films telling the story of ‘unhinged men’ who are actually just violent killers? thefword.org.uk/2021/09/annett…
Check out our latest round-up of the most interesting articles from the last 7 days. This edition includes articles on the rising threat to women in Afghanistan, OnlyFans decision to ban explicit content, and ableism in theatre journalism. thefword.org.uk/2021/08/weekly…
Check out the latest The F-word roundup for our pick of the most interesting articles from the last few weeks, including a look at the decriminalisation of sex work in Victoria, Australia, and the growing trend of online misogyny in Gen Z teens. thefword.org.uk/2021/08/weekly…
In our latest music article, singer-songwriter Erika @Svrns talks about her new song 'Strongest Woman', which focuses on the topics of drink spiking and sexual assault. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/being-…
Musicals and movements | Emily Zinkin considers the influence of cultural and social norms on the new wave of musical theatre | by @EmilyZinkin | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2019/04/musica…
There's some great shows in our monthly stage blog! With restrictions easing, it's an exciting time for theatre - highlights this time include everything from cabaret at @sohotheatre to the best hybrid, in-person and online shows from the Edinburgh Fringe. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/the-f-…
The dangers of putting equal marriage to referendum | Emily Chudy investigates whether there is ever any reason to put a human rights issue to vote, where the majority decides the fate of a minority | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/02/the-da…
Cuts to health and social care will affect women the most | The disproportionate effects of austerity on women have a very real impact on their health, writes Monica Karpinski | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2017/12/cuts-t…
The importance of PSHE | A subject that is often seen as a nuisance by teachers and students in secondary schools, H Totten argues for PSHE's enduring importance in teaching young people about consent and healthy relationships | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2019/07/the-im…
Is telling LGBTQIA+ stories in the film industry any easier now? Film and TV editor @alessiagalatini talks to director Mona Fastvold about the recent surge in queer period films, and Fastvold's contribution to the genre, 'The World to Come'. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/the-wo…
To be young, Bipolar and black: Why Nina Simone’s story matters in the wake of #MeToo | Emma Yapp looks back at Nina Simone’s life and how #MeToo could do better by black and mentally ill women | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/03/to-be-…
“For all your horror, you were home”: Hannah Hull’s sonic exploration of Holloway Prison | Kirsty Folan is moved by Hannah Hull’s sound project on Holloway women’s prison, and those who were imprisoned there | by @krfolan | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/11/burnin…
The World to Come is out in UK cinemas today. @WorldToComeMov thefword.org.uk/2021/07/the-wo…
A call to start talking about sexual orientation differently | The terms heteroamorous, biamorous and homoamorous need to be more widely used, argues Florence Drayson | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/10/a-call…
After a 2 week hiatus, we're back with our weekly roundup of the most interesting articles from the past few weeks. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/weekly…
“And I can stay as long as I like, ‘cos no one’s calling me to come back inside” | Honeyblood rock Manchester | by @CazzBlase | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/01/honeyb…
“I will never, ever stop asking for trans people to be treated with basic dignity” | Joanna Whitehead speaks to the inimitable activist Paris Lees about feminism, class and how trans rights are human rights | by @MsWhitehead100 | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/04/paris-…
State of total independence | Laura Kidd has been performing as She Makes War for eight years now. Cazz Blase meets up with her on her latest tour | by @CazzBlase | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/12/she-ma…
“I’m writing it for a younger version of myself” | Helena Snider Martin interviews Ava Wong Davies about her play 'i will still be whole (when you rip me in half)' | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2019/11/im-wri…
We've highlighted some of the articles we found most interesting from the last seven days in our weekly roundup. Think we've missed a great piece of writing? Let us know in the replies. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/weekly…
When the pandemic ends, it’s clear we urgently need to reimagine the built environment in ways that take care work seriously and distribute labour more evenly. @thefworduk @LellyK thefword.org.uk/2021/04/naviga…
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On the Basis of Sex: when a character is smaller than life | Alessia Galatini feels that Mimi Leder’s biopic of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg does a bit of disservice to its iconic protagonist | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2019/01/on-the…
We're looking for a reviewer to cover @shonfaye's exciting new book The Transgender Issue which will be published in September. Sound interesting? Get in touch with our non-fiction editor via email at [email protected] google.com/url?q=https://…
'Transgender Marxism demonstrates trans politics’ emancipatory potential, the shallowness of trans-antagonistic socialism and the emptiness of liberal transgender politics' @thefworduk reviews Transgender Marxism ed. by @socialrepro & @eileanorr: thefword.org.uk/2021/06/a-monu…
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Pelvic mesh scandal exposes misogyny in medicine | A worldwide medical scandal has not only left hundreds of thousands of women in pain but exposed how deeply entrenched misogyny is in medicine, writes Kate Harveston | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2017/10/pelvic…
Because girls don’t just wanna have fun runs | Lisa Phillips argues that an industry that too often patronises women and relegates our sporting needs is letting us all down | by @lisacphillips | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2019/04/becaus…
Look for something thought-provoking to read? Find out what articles The F-Word team found most interesting from the last seven days in our latest weekly roundup. thefword.org.uk/2021/07/weekly…
Brown girl freedom | Despite being grown women, Sabah Jalal laments the lack of freedom she and her brown sisters face | by @sabahmjalal | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2017/12/brown-…
The Hate U Give: a shift in cinema? | A bit disappointed that the film lost some of the original novel’s insight and subtlety, Pippa Sterk still praises THUG as evidence that cinema is changing | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/11/the-ha…
First in the world somewhere | Cazz Blase salutes Penny Pepper and enjoys her post punk memoir First in the World Somewhere | by @CazzBlase | from The F-Word archive thefword.org.uk/2018/06/penny-…
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