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Walking in the Dark

CW: Sexual Assault “Don’t walk in the Meadows at night,” everyone told me. I ignored them. Sarah Everard’s death has ricocheted around the world. From Kent, the news of her…

Get to know your Women’s Students Liberation Officer candidates

This year’s student elections have kicked off and many have been wondering who to vote for. Often, most of the attention is given to the EUSA President and VP races;…

Voices in Focus: Celebrating International Women’s Day with Clitbait

For this year’s International Women’s Day we spoke to Lilah Hyman and Laila Gaffar, the Co-founders of Clitbait Blog, an intersectional, virtual feminist sisterhood which aims to empower and celebrate…

International Women’s Day: celebrating Lifestyle’s unsung heroes

In the past year, we have seen social justice movements, a global pandemic, political uprisings and creative innovations. At the front of many of those changes were incredible women, sustaining…

On Motherhood and Art

The representation of motherhood has a long-standing tradition: as Madonna cradles the infant Jesus and matronly figures stare sternly into the mid-distance. However, art history and the art world hold…

Unbuttoning Fashion: Swimwear

Nowadays swimwear comes in endless forms, from the one-piece, the bikini and everything in between. But this wasn’t always the case. Back in the 1800s swimwear consisted of women wearing…

Christine Jardine: Interview with the MP for Edinburgh West

Christine Jardine, the MP for Edinburgh West, was first elected in the 2017 general election, one of only four Liberal Democrat successes in Scotland, and increased her majority in December’s…

Turkey’s ‘marry-your-rapist’ bill

The Turkish Parliament recently debated a new bill on January 16th that has been dubbed the “marry your rapist” bill, where men who have been convicted of statutory rape will…