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Interviews

IWD #4 | Good Blood Period

March 13, 2018
Periods affect most women in very different ways. For instance, my stomach cramps up for a day and then the onslaught begins. I’ve often thought it would be nice to reclaim a bit of power in my period. I’ve thought I should be proud of this cycle, rather than dread it every time it comes around. […]
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feminism

IWD #3 | Being a woman online

March 12, 2018
The internet is a great tool for us. We have knowledge at our fingertips, everything and anything are accessible to us. Unfortunately, that means everything, good and bad. If you were born in the last 20 years, you’re part of the ‘internet generation’. A generation of people who have not just had to deal with […]
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feminism

IWD #2 | What are we still fighting for?

March 08, 2018
I don’t come from a particularly politically driven family. At least, they weren’t very open about it. I wasn’t standing on the picket lines at 4 years old, nor were my first words ‘social justice’ (no joke – I know someone who claims those were his first words.) My dad was a forces man and […]
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Music

IWD #1 | Rock ‘n Roll Girls

March 05, 2018
IMG: TAKEN FROM THE TUTS BANDCAMP This year has already been a pretty inspirational year for women. Memorable events include campaigns exposing harassment and assault in the workplace and it’s been 100 years since most women in the UK gained the right to vote. While we’ve still got a long way to go in term […]
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Lifestyle

Valentine’s Day: All of your questions answered, bitterly

February 14, 2018
Is it me or has Valentine’s Day rolled around pretty quickly this year? Slow your roll 2017. We’ve endured a number of heartbreaks in the past few months, what with dying legends, Brexit and – at the top of my list – Kanye’s hospitalisation. So it’s nice to finally celebrate something right? Even if it is […]
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Sex & Relationships

Go ahead honey, touch yo’ self | Carvaka Sex Toys

February 07, 2018
As momentum continues to build for the historic #MeToo movement, it is becoming more important to be sexually proud and free. The movement has brought to light the continued patriarchal control of sexuality. It represents a rebellion against today’s sexual culture. Things such as the sense of obligation, attitudes towards rape culture, not to mention […]
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Music

Iris Creamer: DENIM Review

August 11, 2017
If you haven’t heard of Iris Creamer (or simply ‘Creamer’ to her pals) then strap yourselves in, because this up and comer has already established herself as a trail blazer in the DAZED July playlist with her tune ‘Saucy’.  The 21-year-old hails from Rhode Island in the US and has been making beats since she was […]
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Sex & Relationships

Boots and the morning after pill: one week on

July 26, 2017
Last week, the pharmacy chain Boots issued an explanation as to why they refuse to lower the price of their morning after pill, or emergency contraception pill (ECP). Despite pressure from MP’s, activist groups and other retailers lowering the price of their contraception pills, Boots remains one of the most expensive retailers in the country […]
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Travel

Your guide to Rovinj, Croatia

July 19, 2017
What is your favourite type of travel? Well whether you’re a ‘lazy beach day’ kind of person, or you’re more into jamming every excursion under the sun into a few days, the Istarian paradise may just be your next adventure. Rovinj is home to a fishing port, situated on the West Coast of the Istrian […]
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Politics

Is Michael Gove right about tuition fees?

July 03, 2017
Yesterday, on the Andrew Marr Show the Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove decorated our screens with his attendance. Gove took a running jump to defend university tuition fees, after Damian Green (May’s right hand man) called for a debate on the issue. It’d be nice to have some votes back, eh Damian? […]