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TikTok’s “Girl Math” fails to add up

“I’m pretty when I cry”, Olivia Rodrigo (ironically) croons in the opener to her new album, GUTS. In a similar vein, on TikTok, we see young women singing jokingly about…

Scottish Women Artists: 250 Years of Challenging Perception

With a particular focus on themes such as identity, exterior and interior lives, this exhibition strives to illuminate the work of female Scottish artists, often dismissed, who played a significant…

Is ‘The Weeknd’ anti-feminist?

The Weeknd, also known as Abel Tesfaye, has held the position of Spotify’s most played artist each month since December last year, with approximately 106,507,851 monthly listeners (according to Spotify in September 2023).…

Are ‘tradwives’ antifeminist or just annoying?

Nowadays, the idea of a “traditional wife” brings to mind the Betty Draper-esque figure ofthe 1950s housewife, dolled up in a full face of makeup and perfectly curled hair while…

Fringe 2023: The Beatles Were A Boyband

CW: This review contains mentions of gender-based violence and sexual assault. With a very strong message at its centre, this play centres on themes of gender-based violence, sexual assault and…

Fringe 2023: Witches

​Let’s put it out there: Witches is my highlight of the 2023 Fringe. The women-led production from the University of St Andrews is beautifully crafted, impeccably acted, and resonates deeply. The production…

EIBF 2023: Kim Sherwood: Women in Writing

One delightful bonus of studying at the University of Edinburgh is our proximity to the celebrated Book Festival author Kim Sherwood.  Lecturer of Creative Writing at our university, her published…

Beach Reads and Romance Novels: Young Women Deserve Respect

As summer continues to pass us by, I am finally able to work through the large pile of novels I have accumulated throughout the year which were not Literature course…