After the controversial trailer for the Netflix original show Insatiable aired in August (which I wrote about here); I vowed to watch it to find out whether Insatiable is as terrible as anticipated. I tried, and I failed, miserably.
Brett Kavanaugh was voted in. Christine Blasey Ford may not have been the wave that changed the tide but the ripples she made are irreversible. Women are outraged and crowds of them are on a warpath to hold abusers accountable and, with the November midterms rapidly approaching, ready to struggle for a system that fights for them not against them.
It is safe to say I am obsessed. Perhaps it is the Psychology graduate within me, or my penchant for lengthy challenging books, but I fell head… Read more “The Ten Types of Humans”
Insatiable, in Netflix’s words, tells the story of “a bullied teenager [who] turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge”. But the trailer, which debuted last week and has already garnered a large amount of criticism, reveals a darker side to the latest Netflix creation.
Last week women in Saudi Arabia were legally allowed to drive themselves for the first time in the country’s history. Before this change Saudi was the only country in the world where driving alone was forbidden for women.
To those who were involved in the referendum, whatever you did, no matter how small, whether it was hours of canvassing, going home to vote or simply sending a tweet with #Repealthe8th or discussing the issue with a loved one, you played a part in this historic moment.
This time round the remarkable changes were for the Liberal Democrats and UKIP, and instead a sigh of relief for the Tories and a moment of motivation for Corbyn and the Labour Party.
With discussions about US politics being overwhelmingly dominated by what Donald Trump’s next tweet will be, it is refreshing to see the conversation shift towards the up-and-coming… Read more “Will 2018 be another ‘Year of the Woman’ in US politics?”
Women’s homelessness manifests in alternative, hidden ways. It has to in order for these women to survive.
“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” – George Orwell, 1984. These words were written… Read more “Cambridge Analytica is just what George Orwell predicted”