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    “Well-behaved women seldom make history”: Hills, Poetry and Protest

    At Joe Biden’s inauguration I, along with the rest of the world, watched Amanda Gorman reignite a marriage of unparalleled power: poetry and politics....
    4 people hold up their fists against a purple background. They have pink ribbons tied around their wrists and the female sex symbol drawn on their hands.

    Why the feminists in my college still call me a whore

    CW: rape Last month, as the United Kingdom reeled from the murder of Sarah Everard, we found ourselves realising once again what it means to...

    “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”: Freedom Fighting, Queen Jezebel and India

    Christina Rossetti’s poetry is often coloured with feminist insights, as she handles conditions ranging from that of the unmarried Victorian women to so-called ‘fallen...

    Out of the Frame: Praxiteles’ Aphrodite of Knidos

    As long as humanity has existed, art has followed in its wake. Whether to tell a story, send a political message, decorate an environment...

    The misogynist within: calling ourselves out

    TW: Mentions of sexual violence "Rather than teaching men that to assault is wrong, society teaches women to do all they can to avoid it." Flora Dyson unpacks the phenomenon of internalised misogyny and questions how we can tackle it.
    A street lamp by the Bodleian Library

    Oxford City Council responds to concerns raised over Oxford street lighting

    CW: Sexual assault, death  It Happens Here, an Oxford Student Union group tackling sexual violence, recently released a statement arguing that “street lighting in Oxford...

    A Green Wave of Change: Why Argentina’s landmark abortion law will...

    "Argentina is a country where the Catholic Church has historically held sway, and it forms part of a continent where swathes of women and young girls are ostracised, shunned and even imprisoned for wanting to end their pregnancy."

    Seen and not heard: the film industry’s troubled relationship with female...

    Scarlett Colquitt responds to the claim that "women directed films have a softer tone" with an examination of role of female directors in today's film industry.

    Coming of age with Beanie Feldstein

    All teenagers hit that age where they are suddenly on the verge of adulthood whilst still clinging onto what is left of their childhood....

    Some Women Don’t Owe You Pretty

    From the suffrage movement and Sojourner Truth’s ‘Ain’t I a Woman?,’ to the isolation of black women within the 1970s Women’s Liberation Movement, repeatedly we have witnessed the failures of white women’s feminism.