Reclaim the Night

On Friday 20th April women across Liverpool united in a powerful protest against gendered violence in all its forms. As a committee member of the Feminist Society at the University of Liverpool I was given the opportunity to be a steward and on the committee for Reclaim the Night which is a night for women…

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Gloria Steinem

I have started reading Gloria Steinem’s My Life on the Road again. I read a few chapters a couple of weeks ago as you may have noticed from my Instagram but had to stop due to uni reading taking over. Today I came across the following quote: ‘In much of the world to this day,…

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Feminism: My Perspective

‘I am 20 years old, in the middle of my degree with the realisation that I will leave university next year and face a world on my own, where women are seen by some as lesser than men; Incapable because they are women – not measured by ability but by gender.’ The quote above was…

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A New Direction

Last week I finished my exams, thank goodness! I have still been active on Instagram, trying to keep online in the midst of stress and all the inevitable feelings exams bring. I had been on and off with my blog since last September until I re-created it over Christmas – during exam revision (slight procrastination?)…

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