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British Theater Smashes The Patriarchy In The 4th Annual ‘Calm Down Dear’ Feminist Festival

British Theater Smashes The Patriarchy In The 4th Annual ‘Calm Down Dear’ Feminist Festival

Look out patriarchy, British theater performers are coming for you! The Camden People’s Theatre just wrapped up its 4th annual ‘Calm Down Dear’ festival, dedicated to furthering the feminist conversation […]

Entertainment

British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

Back in 2015 we shared a post about two British artists who were breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes merely with their presence. The female hip hop duo known as Poetic […]

Celebrities

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

You know her as the Oscar-winning British actress whose choice of characters on screen are as much of a brilliant display of artistry as they are compelling. From her role […]

Entertainment

British Artist Sarah Maple’s Controversial Work Makes Her Our New Feminist Hero

British Artist Sarah Maple’s Controversial Work Makes Her Our New Feminist Hero

We are living in a time of increased visibility about feminism, gender equality and the need for greater women’s rights around the world. Yet with that visibility comes an increased […]

Celebrities

Polite British Actress Helen Mirren On Hollywood’s Age Discrimination: “F***ing Outrageous!”

Polite British Actress Helen Mirren On Hollywood’s Age Discrimination: “F***ing Outrageous!”

Don’t mess with the Queen! The Queen of British cinema, that it. Of course we’re talking about Helen Mirren, who also conveniently (for the sake of our lead in joke, […]

Family Life

Dolls With Disabilities Are Diversifying The Toy Industry’s Narrow Portrayal Of “Normal”

Dolls With Disabilities Are Diversifying The Toy Industry’s Narrow Portrayal Of “Normal”

There are numerous studies which show kids as young as 6 start to shape their ideals and views of the world. And when you think about the influences that are […]

Entertainment

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Who says faith and feminism don’t go together? Meet the first all-female hip hop Muslim duo who say they aren’t here to be poster girls for faith, but they are […]

Working Women

UK Government Calls For More Gender Equality In British Intelligence Agencies

UK Government Calls For More Gender Equality In British Intelligence Agencies

James Bond’s boss “M” would be damn proud of this news… The UK government has released a report which investigated gender diversity in the British Secret Intelligence Service (also known […]

Celebrities

Why British Singer FKA Twigs Is Our New Spirit Animal

Why British Singer FKA Twigs Is Our New Spirit Animal

She may still be a relatively unfamiliar name to some, but singer FKA Twigs doesn’t actually care too much what you think. But for a good reason! The British musician […]

Causes, Celebrities

Feminism, Gender Equality & That Harry Potter Girl Emma Watson

Feminism, Gender Equality & That Harry Potter Girl Emma Watson

British actress and Brown University graduate Emma Watson is a busy girl. Not only is she known for her career-defining role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ movie franchise, […]

Causes, Celebrities

Emma Watson Named As UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

Emma Watson Named As UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

British actress Emma Watson has been named as the latest UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. She joins the likes of Charlize Theron, Mia Farrow and of course Angelina Jolie (who is […]

Sports

Meet The European Women Racing To Make Formula 1 History

Meet The European Women Racing To Make Formula 1 History

When you think of Formula 1 racing, names like Michael Schumacher, David Coulthard, or even Lewis Hamilton come to mind. It’s highly unlikely you’d think of any women in this […]

Boys We Like

Male Comedy Duo Release AWESOME Song About Consent

Male Comedy Duo Release AWESOME Song About Consent

With all the talk about #yesallwomen, sexual assault, rape, and gender violence, it’s hard to be hopeful that men actually care or want to do something about this worldwide issue. […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

She just celebrated her 55th birthday on April 15, but don’t put British actress Emma Thompson in any “old aged pensioner” category just yet! This feisty, funny woman is snapping […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

She is the “anti” pop star, and always has been. British singer Lily Allen is notorious for not giving a damn but for a good reason, she lives by what […]