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Halloween as a feminist issue

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Our writers discuss female empowerment at Halloween....

Pay Up: Carrie Gracie talks gender inequality

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Journalist Carrie Gracie, the former China editor for the BBC, held a talk at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th October. Held in the Boiler Shop and organised by Newcastle...

Paris in protest: why changes in IVF laws have sparked uproar among French nationals

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A new law in France aims to end discrimination against women by finally giving them full autonomy over their reproductive rights: this new law would allow lesbian couples and...

Why have some received Greta Thunberg so badly?

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Victoria Osho writes about climate activist Greta Thunberg's recent UN speech. ...

The resurgence of the strong female lead

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The plight to create diverse casts on TV appears to be improving every day.   Living in 2019, the need for representation is more important than ever. In the last research...

Femsoc stall censored at Robbo

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The Newcastle University Feminist Society (FemSoc) was involved in controversy last Wednesday when some of the posters they were selling to raise funds for the West End Refugee...

Charmed Returns

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Lucy Lillystone dissects why the reboot is an insult to fans...

The end of the period debate?

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Feminists, health experts and educators alike have warmly greeted the Department for Education’s announcement that menstrual health will be taught in all schools starting from...

Fem Soc event discusses gender bias in scientific spaces

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On Wednesday 28 November, Newcastle University Feminist Society conducted a talk about intersectionality in scientific spaces. According to Feminist Society’s official Facebook...

Students commemorate International Men’s Day with discussion surrounding men’s mental health

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Content Warning: Mention of substance abuse, anorexia, suicide On Monday 19th November, the Feminist Society and Mind The Gap collaborated on a ‘Men’s Mental Health...