It’s a Monday night in February and I am SO FED UP WITH MALE PRIVILEGE. A bit of backstory: I’m hopping out the car with a friend, popping into the local OneStop for some chocolate buttons for a banana cake I’m making for the school’s charity bake sale tomorrow. I open up my phone, see … Continue reading Why I’m fed up with male privilege
GUESS WHO'S BACK, BACK AGAIN... ABGC'S BACK, TELL A FRIEND. As you may have seen on our Facebook page over the last couple of weeks, we have now officially launched our seventh campaign! This Christmas we are back to our roadtripping ways and we'll be collecting donations to benefit three organisations - Solace Women's Aid … Continue reading Campaign #7 – Solace Women’s Aid, Bloody Equality & Framework Nottingham
[DISCLAIMER – this post is not intended to be a comment on religion. The word 'modest' has been used to refer to women who choose to wear more covered up and loose clothing (including headscarves and wigs). There is no firm definition of 'modest dressing', as what is considered 'modest' will differ from person to … Continue reading Modesty and Feminism
Here at 'A Bloody Good Cause', we love seeing bad ass women work hard and excel in their fields. We have celebrated this through our 'Women in the Workplace' series but, today, we are going to be talking about something a little different... poetry! Lanaire Aderemi is not just a student, ABGC guest blogger and … Continue reading ABGC’s Feminist Poetry Corner
What do women want? Millions of men across space and time have pondered the question, Mel Gibson’s had a stab at working it out, and the Spice Girls offered up a questionable answer (turns out they really really really want a zig-a-zag-ahhh). But the question still stands: what do we want, do we really really … Continue reading Seriously, though…
‘Women are stupid. Just, like, inherently.' This could well be the tag line of the newest Bollywood feature ‘When Harry Met Sejal’. ‘Extraordinary! Sets feminism back 100 years in the space of just 180 minutes’, should be one review on its movie poster. ‘So unoriginal it's almost offensive', another should read. ‘Scratch any cynic and … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: “We can do better than ‘When Harry met Sejal’: Women in Bollywood”
Back in December, I attended a talk by Laura Bates, the inspirational founder of the Everyday Sexism Project. This talk was to promote her latest book 'Girl Up' which is a survival guide for young girls teetering on the precipice of womanhood. Unlike her first book, 'Everyday Sexism', 'Girl Up' is more focused on young … Continue reading Don’t Man Up, Girl Up!