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…

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…

Gendered ageism: ‘I’m such a grandma’ and other stories

Saga Jaubert graduated from King’s in 2020 with a degree in War Studies and History, and is now studying for a Masters in Public Affairs at Sciences Po Paris. She is interested in international affairs as well as feminist issues, and how they manifest in everyday life. It is not rare, when hearing about a…

We need to take a more nuanced approach to female role models.

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. The bestselling children’s book, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls has an entry on the fashion designer Coco Chanel, detailing how she succeeded in setting up her own…

Changing Sex on Screen

Contains mentions of sexual, racial, and homophobic violence/discrimination, and spoilers for Bridgerton, I May Destroy You, and It’s a Sin