Menstrual Cups: An Eco-Guilt Trap or a Silicon Slide Towards Empowerment?

Michela Quecchia is a third year at KCL and a cancer survivor with an interest in healthcare and the environment. Currently juggling OCD and philosophy studies. [Featured Image: A hand holding a silicon menstrual cup in front of green foliage.] Social circles – i.e. how open and understanding we are towards social groups that we…

Paternity Leave Pt. II: Breadwinners as Caretakers

Sarina Bastrup is a second year History and International Relations student with an interest in literature, equality of all forms, human rights and beer drinking in London pubs. Preferably combined through good conversation with good people. This article is part 2 in a series of 3 written to highlight the many positive outcomes of introducing…

Bisexual Breakdowns: Breaking Down Bisexuality

Johanna Li is a final year War Studies student with an interest in conflict, neo-colonialism, queerness, and good ASMR videos. [Featured Image: The bisexual flag consists of three horizontal pillars starting with pink at the top, purple in the middle, and blue at the bottom.] Recently it came to my attention that many of my…

Women in Academia: The Feminist Experience of Studying Up

Women in Academia is a reading group initiative by the Women & Politics society created to highlight women in (surprise) academia, by reading academic texts written by women in humanities and discussing them on a bi-weekly basis. This piece is a summary of the discussion held by the group on October 3rd 2019. The academic…

The Misogyny Behind Mass Shootings

Valentina Meo is a third year in History and International relations that loves to travel, read, and debate in Model United Nations. [Featured Image: A woman dressed in jeans and a tie-dye t-shirt, holding up a white sign with red writing saying “Enough is Enough”. In the background a group of people consisting mainly of…