• Hollering Back- The growing movement against street harassment

    Hollering Back- The growing movement against street harassment

    By Dearbhaile Kitt, 20.03.2011

    To mark the first annual Anti Street-Harassment Day, Dearbhaile Kitt reports on a growing movement that is aiming to put a stop to this most anti-social sexist practise.

  • Man-Friendly Feminism?

    Man-Friendly Feminism?

    By Heather Kennedy, 24.06.2010

    Heather Kennedy takes a look at the role of men in the feminist movement, examining why it is needed and asking why there isn’t more of it!

  • UK Feminista Launches

    UK Feminista Launches

    By Stephanie Phillips, 31.03.2010

    Stephanie Phillips, of Don’t Dance Her Down Boys blog, went along to the launch event for UK Feminista to see what prospects the site might hold for the advancement UK women’s movement.

  • Breakin’ & Makin’ Moves: The b.supreme Story

    Breakin’ & Makin’ Moves: The b.supreme Story

    By Roshni Goyate, 28.03.2010

    Women-only Hip Hop Festival b.supreme kicks off this Friday. Roshni Goyate speaks to festival co-founder Holly McCartney and finds out what we can expect this year.

  • Tongues on Fire: Beyond Bollywood

    Tongues on Fire: Beyond Bollywood

    By Roshni Goyate, 08.03.2010

    Potpourri Express’ Roshni Goyate takes a look at Asian film festival Tongues on Fire.

  • Grass Roots Campainers Fight for Royal Park Primary, Leeds

    Grass Roots Campainers Fight for Royal Park Primary, Leeds

    By Heather Kennedy, 13.02.2010

    Leeds local, Heather Kennedy, laments a community building left to waste and explores the grass-roots action that aims to resurrect it.

  • MEN heat up Soho

    MEN heat up Soho

    By Thomas Leadbetter, 26.01.2010

    Thomas Leadbetter reviews MEN, the JD Samson fronted threesome, and their performance at White Heat, Madame Jojo’s, on Tuesday 19th January 2010.

  • Sophie Calle’s ‘Take Care of Yourself’

    Sophie Calle’s ‘Take Care of Yourself’

    By Danielle Lawson, 13.12.2009

    Danielle Lawson headed down to the Whitechapel gallery to see Sophie Calle’s ‘Take Care of Yourself’ and take a taste of a bitter break-up.

  • Hollaback Grrrl

    Hollaback Grrrl

    By Lydia Harris, 06.12.2009

    Street harassment is something we, as women, will encounter far too often and it can be accompanied by the fear, if not the reality, of sexual assault, violence and rape. In light of this, Lydia Harris welcomes the arrival of a British Hollaback movement.

  • Alesha Dixon; How We Came To Love Again

    Alesha Dixon; How We Came To Love Again

    By Heather Kennedy, 15.11.2009

    As Alesha Dixon’s new single ‘To Love Again’ is released, Heather Kennedy examines Dixon’s modern day Cinderella story.

  • Sex and the City – First time confessions of a late starter

    Sex and the City – First time confessions of a late starter

    By Josephine Middleton, 08.07.2009

    When it came to a certain television drama, Josephine Middleton didn’t want to say yes until she felt really ready. Once she did, however, she realised that it’s often the guilty pleasures that are the most sweet.

  • Grrrls on Film

    Grrrls on Film

    By Sarah Barnes, 28.06.2009

    Sarah Barnes meets with photographer Jade French to discuss her new book ‘Riot Grrrl and I’, which documents the Riot Grrrl movement today.

  • Turn Off the Telly, Tune In to Your Body

    Turn Off the Telly, Tune In to Your Body

    By Shaziya Niamh Uddin, 12.04.2009

    Do you have an unhealthy appetite for weight loss life-style shows? Shaziya Niamh Uddin urges both Weight Watchers and Telly Watchers alike to pull the plug on this un-savoury junk.

  • Getting ‘Between The Covers’ at The Women’s Library

    Getting ‘Between The Covers’ at The Women’s Library

    By Sarah Barnes, 23.03.2009

    The Women’s Library’s current exhibition is taking a look at those publications we both love and hate in equal measure; Women’s Magazines. Sarah Barnes went along to geek out over the old Cosmos.

  • March is for Mothers: Feminism abroad this Mother’s Day

    March is for Mothers: Feminism abroad this Mother’s Day

    By Julia Kukiewicz, 18.03.2009

    This Mother’s Day Maternity Worldwide is suggesting a different kind of Mother’s Day gift. Julia Kukiewicz, from Maternity Worldwide, tells us why we should support their campaign.

  • Witness: Women War Artists at the Imperial War Museum North

    Witness: Women War Artists at the Imperial War Museum North

    By Kate Cunnane, 14.03.2009

    Kate Cunnane went along to the Imperial War Museum North for a very effective history lesson. The exhibition of work by women war artists, from the First World War to the Kosovo conflict, runs until the 19th of April.

  • Million Women Rise

    Million Women Rise

    By Sarah Barnes, 08.03.2009

    Women continue to experience violence in their everyday lives; In our homes, on our streets, on our public transport, at our places of work. On the eve of International Women’s Day protesters came together for Million Women Rise to march in demand of a safer future for women.

  • The Mod Goddess Guide to Age

    The Mod Goddess Guide to Age

    By Glenda May Richards, 28.02.2009

    In the last of her brilliant Mod Goddess Guides, Glenda May Richards explains why an apple a day used to keep the wrinkles at bay… for one ancient lady, at least!

  • Frances Morgan of Plan B talks Women in Music Journalism

    Frances Morgan of Plan B talks Women in Music Journalism

    By Sarah Barnes, 27.02.2009

    This talk, at Ladyfest Goldsmiths, was brilliantly eye opening. Morgan veered interestingly between harsh realism and Feminist idealism before reaching an optimistic and inspiring conclusion.

  • Ladyfest Goldsmiths: Evening Review

    Ladyfest Goldsmiths: Evening Review

    By Sarah Barnes, 20.02.2009

    Ladyfest Goldsmiths looked set to be very much about the music so, with an evening of gigs ahead, we headed to The New Cross Inn to get an earful.

  • Ladyfest Goldsmiths: Day Review

    Ladyfest Goldsmiths: Day Review

    By Sarah Barnes, 12.02.2009

    Thursday the 5th of February was the day that Ladyfest took over Goldsmiths’ student union. Sarah Barnes couldn’t keep herself away!

  • Make a Date with Feminists this Valentine’s Day!

    Make a Date with Feminists this Valentine’s Day!

    By Sarah Barnes, 04.02.2009

    Spread the love this Valentine’s day by indulging in some feminist fun!

  • The Mod Goddess Guide to Marriage

    The Mod Goddess Guide to Marriage

    By Glenda May Richards, 31.01.2009

    As Valentine’s day looms large, romance is in air. But, as Glenda May Richards argues in this month’s guide, this is no reason for the partner-less to feel pressured into third rate relationships or even, gulp, marriage.

  • Ladyfest London Sounds Good

    Ladyfest London Sounds Good

    By Sarah Barnes, 21.04.2008

    With performances from Kimya Dawson, Matt & Kim and Angie Reed it’s no wonder Sarah Barnes can’t wait til Ladyfest. *From now until Monday 12th May, £2 from each Uplift magazine sold will go towards Ladyfest London*