Aidan or Mr Big? Here I give a (in my opinion) compelling argument as to why Aidan is great and Big is trash.
I was on Reddit today and I came across this text post called People are just so mean. Please be kinder, Reddit. It was written by an anonymous user telling a first-hand account of how it feels to have society judge you purely on what you look like. It's utterly heartbreaking. As human beings, we [...]
To change, or not to change? That is the question… Is it ‘un-feminist’ to change your surname when you get married? Well, is it un-feminist to wear high heels? Correct answer: not if you are freely choosing it and you are doing it to please yourself! Amal Alamuddin (a.k.a the badass human rights lawyer [...]
I'm the first to admit that I have a love affair with books. When I was younger you could always find me with my nose in a good novel. However, the last few years at uni have meant I've swapped novels for text books, but with graduation in a few short weeks, I plan to [...]
I'm the first to admit that I didn't properly call myself a feminist until a couple of years ago. I still clearly remember the day I had my feminist awakening; I was on the internet (as all of us Gen-Y's seemingly are) and I came across a TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie called "Why [...]
This year's theme for UN's 'Day of the Girl Child' is an incredibly important issue: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Ending the Cycle of Violence. "It's a day when activists ramp up efforts to make the public aware of issues like child marriage, violence against girls and the lack of access to education. It's also a [...]
It doesn't come as a surprise to know that men, on average, are being paid more than women. The pay-gap is so bad in the U.S. that men reportedly earn up to $11,000 more a year for doing the same job as a woman in their chosen career field. This results in a man pocketing [...]