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Losing Your Unborn Child To Gun-Violence & Being Charged For Manslaughter Is A Reality For Black Women

It’s no secret that the government and it’s patriarchal law makers don’t value women’s lives as highly as they value mens lives, but what we aren’t discussing loud and frequently enough is the lack of worth that’s placed in back lives, particularly black women. Black women face far more societal pressures and social, economic and medical issues than women of

What Should A Feminist Look Like?- Here’s What I Learned At A Women’s Leadership Conference

Last week, I got to attend a great women’s leadership conference held at my university, in which I got to meet many students across my university who were passionate about feminist issues, and external speakers like Helen Pankhurst- granddaughter & great-granddaughter of Sylvia and Emmeline Pankhurst, noteworthy members of the British Suffragette movement. Whilst I definitely enjoyed the event and

Cyntoia Brown Has Been Granted Clemency- But What Has This Taught Us About The Judicial System?

In case you aren’t up-to date with the case of Cyntoia Brown, her story exposes the alarming reality that women, particularly black women, face at the hands of the judicial system. Her case sparked outrage across the world, and highlighted the significance of the #metoo and #blacklivesmatter movements, with people using social media platforms to plea for her freedom.

The New Era Of Modern Sex Work Is More Popular Than You’d Think

Modern sex workers such as escorts, picture sellers and sugar babies are scorned and frowned upon by society for willingly taking part in such activities that ‘diminish a woman’s worth’, and allow her to behave in ways which are ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unladylike’. But why do we ridicule women and not the men who are responsible for funding the industry and sustaining it for centuries?

What Is White Feminism?

Many people do not realise that the term ‘feminism’ is broad- beneath the fighting for equal pay and paid maternity leave, there’s a much darker corner to female oppression that isn’t as frequently addressed. The reason why? It’s because these issues effect the minority groups of women. The women of colour, the women from lower incomes, the women with disabilities and the LGBTQ+ women who aren’t often given the platform to discuss their oppression.

What Really Happens At Instagram Hotspots? – Peggy Porschen Café

Social media influencers are the latest tools of business marketing. People with a high count of followers are able to drive an influx of customers towards locations, with one simple picture of them posed outside of the building. It wasn’t until I got back onto the Instagram scene this summer, when a particular London hotspot caught my attention. I’d passed