Guilty feminists and Love Island: In defence of Kady McDermott

The angry feminist in me has once again been stirred, this time by a Good Morning Britain clip from a couple of days ago, in which former Love Island contestant Kady McDermott is absolutely ripped to shreds for her decision to have sex during her time on the island. Having been asked to participate in the Christmas … Continue reading Guilty feminists and Love Island: In defence of Kady McDermott

Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political

"Body image is the new, self-involved frontier of feminist expression" wrote Lizzie Crocker in an article on The Daily Beast. Modern day feminist media on social platforms has focused a lot of positive attention to 'the girl who doesn't care what she looks like'. Growing out armpit hair or wearing no makeup is seen as a … Continue reading Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political