Disgrace: Art, Feminism and Conservatism

Maisie Allen is a Masters student at King’s, having previously been a Liberal Arts student majoring in English Literature. She is passionate about accessibility within the arts, socialism, feminist podcasts, and her cello. This year, artist duo and partners, Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings created their exhibition Disgrace, which explores the history of feminism in…

The Double Standards of Colonial Feminism

Megan Baker is a second year undergraduate History student at King’s. She is particularly interested in women’s unpaid care responsibilities, maternity leave provision, reproductive rights and violence against women. In 2002, President George W. Bush used the liberation of Afghan women from the Taliban to justify the US invasion of Iraq. Bush stated that ‘respect for…

“My Body, My Decision”: Polish Women’s Fight to Legalize Abortion

Sofia Lopez Simpson is a second year International Relations student. Her hobbies and interests include playing the guitar and spending hours making spotify playlists. “Her heart was beating too!” were the angry chants from Polish protesters in November 2021, after Izabela, a 22 weeks pregnant woman died of sepsis because she was refused treatment by…

The Devil Wears Prada is my comfort movie

Sara Dozai is a third year law student who loves fashion and writing. As a writer, she considers herself a thief as everything she experiences through the senses inspires her to write stories and articles. Coffee is her drink of choice and it makes her feel good as she associates it with friend and family encounters,…

Why is everyone freaking out about guys wearing nail polish?

Sara Dozai is a third year law student who loves fashion and writing. As a writer, she considers herself a thief as everything she experiences through the senses inspires her to write stories and articles. Coffee is her drink of choice and it makes her feel good as she associates it with friend and family…