Editors Blog

Should The Music Industry Adopt the Bechdel Test?

Should The Music Industry Adopt the Bechdel Test?

At the time of writing this, GTHQ has been around for almost 2 years, and I am about to turn 31. Reflecting on these major milestones in my life whilst […]

July 2, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: The War On Women Is Real

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: The War On Women Is Real

The war on women. That phrase sounds like some sort of extreme feminist propaganda. But sadly, it’s not. It is a very real epidemic that affects women everywhere. In the […]

June 28, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

Free the nipple is an important social movement which has been causing a lot of controversy lately in the media. Scout Willis was snapped walking down a busy New York […]

June 21, 2014 ×
Beauty Pageants: Platforms For Positivity, Or Just Prettiness?

Beauty Pageants: Platforms For Positivity, Or Just Prettiness?

When most people talk about beauty pageants, there’s usually a lot of negativity and eye-rolling involved in the conversation. The girls are so fake, “world peace” is so boring, and […]

June 16, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

‘Orange Is The New Black’ is revolutionizing the way women are representing in mainstream TV. The hit show has such a diverse array of female characters, including the very first […]

June 14, 2014 ×
Melissa McCarthy, The Oscars, And The Fashion Industry’s Faux Pas

Melissa McCarthy, The Oscars, And The Fashion Industry’s Faux Pas

Hey good job fashion industry! You’ve done it again, proved that there are some inherent things wrong with you which need to be changed, and which people aren’t afraid of […]

June 9, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Nipples, Crystals & Fishnets, Oh My!

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Nipples, Crystals & Fishnets, Oh My!

In this week’s GTHQ Weekly Wrap Up video, our editor-in-chief Asha Dahya talks about public nudity and women’s bodies. Rihanna wore a see-through dress to the CFDA awards which was […]

June 7, 2014 ×
The War On Women: Feminist Fantasy Or World War III?

The War On Women: Feminist Fantasy Or World War III?

The Santa Barbara shooting. The Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death for her belief. The two Indian girls brutally raped and hanged. The Pregnant Pakistani girl killed by her own […]

June 2, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Gender Violence & YesAllWomen

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Gender Violence & YesAllWomen

Each week we upload a video to our Youtube channel called the ‘GTHQ Weekly Wrap Up’, where our editor-in-chief Asha Dahya shares her thoughts, opinions and stats on an important […]

May 31, 2014 ×
Why Is An Educated Nigerian Girl Such A Threat To Extremists & Terrorists?

Why Is An Educated Nigerian Girl Such A Threat To Extremists & Terrorists?

This is a question which has been swirling in my head almost a month after the nearly 300 Nigerian girls were kidnapped by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. Everyday citizens […]

May 14, 2014 ×
Over 200 Nigerian Girls Were Kidnapped…So Where’s All The Media Coverage?

Over 200 Nigerian Girls Were Kidnapped…So Where’s All The Media Coverage?

It makes me sad to think we live in a world where over 200 girls (Associated Press puts the official number at 276 girls) are kidnapped from school all at […]

May 7, 2014 ×
My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

I’m sure most of us have already seen this Snickers commercial, and shared it on our social networks. When I first started watching it I had a visceral reaction because […]

March 31, 2014 ×
Why Building A Brand Is Vital To Millennials

Why Building A Brand Is Vital To Millennials

“Building your brand”. It is a phrase we millennials hear often. Why is it important? Do we have to work in sales or business to have a brand? What if […]

March 17, 2014 ×
Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

March 12, 2014 ×
The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

As I was driving home in Los Angeles on a busy Monday evening, as soon as my car left the on-ramp and settled nicely into the middle lane I breathed […]

February 3, 2014 ×