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Court rules in favour of UK government veto on Gender Recognition Reform Bill

The UK Government’s decision to block the Gender Recognition Reform Bill in Scotland has been ruled as lawful on 8 December by the Court of Session – Scotland’s highest civil…

Unwrapping the gender stereotypes around Christmas

I have to admit that Christmas is one of my favourite times of year, when it’s getting dark at 3:30pm- yes, I would greatly appreciate some fairy lights. A piece…

The Oddly Gendered Digital Etiquette

While not exclusive, it often feels hard to miss the sheer bluntness in a reply from generally male colleagues in comparison to the often more decorated, punctuated and considerate female…

“Woke” Shakespeare: To What Extent Does Gender Matter?

I’m an avid Shakespeare fan. I attend as many live productions as I (and my bank account) can permit, and I have noticed a recent increase in performances which alter…

The BRIT Awards 2023: where are the women and non-binary artists?

Last year, The Brit Awards made the contested decision to award gender neutral prizes, a championed step forwards for non-binary people as well as changing the way we consume and…

The Gender Recognition Act has passed – but its future remains uncertain

Following months of protests, legal challenges and more than 100 amendments, the Scottish Parliament voted on Thursday (December 22nd) in favour of the Gender Recognition Act. The Act, which passed…

The unspoken feminism of Marianne Moore

Prior to the Women’s liberation movement of the 1960s, poetry was an occupation dominated by men. The progress feminism has made in recent years makes it difficult for contemporary readers…

Authors uncovered: Charlotte Dacre

Women are heinous, devilish creatures who possess “an unshrinking relentless soul” – or at least that is what is dictated by Charlotte Dacre in her famed novel of 1806, Zofloya;…