Book Talks

Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism and ‘Fast Girls’: A Review

I read Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism a few weeks ago, just as something to do. But I must say I was very impressed, particularly as it helped me to contextualise some of the issues in the current social media climate regarding female sexuality and social media algorithms. But first a little about the book itself.… Continue reading Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism and ‘Fast Girls’: A Review

Coffee Hour

Feminism: The wolf in Sheep’s clothing

Why Feminism is the losing ideology In the West today we think we've mastered Feminism. And it is true that certain aspects of Feminism are very clear cut and regularly discussed in our societies, such as equal pay, right to free speech and Freedom of movement. But the reality is that these are all manifestations… Continue reading Feminism: The wolf in Sheep’s clothing

Tea Time

Why the Weinstein Conviction is a Not a Win for the Feminist Movement

So, on the 24th of February, 2020, Weinstein was finally convicted of the rape of two women. The sentencing is set to take place on the 11th of march where Weinstein is set to potentially spend 29 years in prison. The reason this is so significant is that it was the Weinstein allegations that set of the… Continue reading Why the Weinstein Conviction is a Not a Win for the Feminist Movement

Tea Time

The Saviour Complex in Western News Reporting

Scrolling through the BBC website, I came across a news story labelled “why being gay in Russia is about “passion and love”: the secret moment between two gay Russian lovers that defied haters.” The topic of the clip was LGBT human rights in Russia and probably came in response to Putin’s comments at a state… Continue reading The Saviour Complex in Western News Reporting