Fast Feminism: Has the Commercialisation of International Women’s Day Gone Too Far?

I grew up in a Christian household, so I always understood the frustration at the commercialisation of Christmas. As my faith faded, my frustration decreased; it may be an excuse for completely commercialised, but it’s still a wonderful time to celebrate family and love. Valentine’s Day I never bothered about too much; I agree with […]

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Does Chocolate Make You Fat?

This time last month the supermarkets aisles were filled to the brim with chocolate Easter eggs. So it’s little wonder that according to YouGov, more of us associate the oldest Christian festival with chocolate than with Jesus. From vegan to Prosecco or gin themed eggs, as well as bunnies, chicks and ducks, we’ve all scoffed a […]

Gender Differences or Female Inequality?

A long list of ideals have been created for both men and women. These have been reinforced by social and cultural norms. They concern the way that men and women should dress, act and present themselves to the world. Thus, the creation of gender stereotypes . However, are we using the phrase gender differences as an […]

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The Rise of Homophobia

Homophobia: The Basics Let’s cut directly to the chase; homophobia is something that gay people (both male and female) have had to deal with since the beginning of time. Whether it’s a dirty look in the street when you’re holding your partner’s hand, or a violent encounter with a less-than-accepting acquaintance – it’s here, it’s […]

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Women in Gaming

Women in gaming Women aren’t equal in society. And, let’s not talk about the added challenges of being a women of colour. How sad is it that this still rings true in 2018? However, with the renewed feminism movement and social media platforms allowing freedom of speech hopefully things will finally start to change for the […]

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Millennial Renting: What to Look for in 2018

Millennials are currently making up the majority of the housing market and with the advancements in technology, the needs and requirements of the modern-day renter have changed quite dramatically from those generations before them. Growing up in an era of rapid change, the millennial generation has vastly different expectations, priorities and values, with them being referred to as digital […]