Yrsa Daley Ward

An Interview With Yrsa Daley-Ward

No Fly on the WALL recently sat down with the wonderful actor, writer, and poet, Yrsa Daley-Ward to discuss Feminism, women of colour in literature, ‘coming out’ poems, and her latest offering, Bone.   No Fly on the WALL: What

Yrsa Daley Ward

An Interview With Yrsa Daley-Ward

No Fly on the WALL recently sat down with the wonderful actor, writer, and poet, Yrsa Daley-Ward to discuss Feminism, women of colour in literature, ‘coming out’ poems, and her latest offering, Bone.   No Fly on the WALL: What

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Women Against FGM: The Making of Clit Rock

Female Genital Mutilation is the deliberate mutilation of female genitalia, often by part or complete removal or cutting of the labia and clitoris. The World Health Organization describes FGM as any procedure that injures the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Data on the age at which

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Women Against FGM: The Making of Clit Rock

Female Genital Mutilation is the deliberate mutilation of female genitalia, often by part or complete removal or cutting of the labia and clitoris. The World Health Organization describes FGM as any procedure that injures the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Data on the age at which

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The “Trouble” With Feminism: On Friendzones, Frustrations, and Robin Thicke

It’s 2014 and there are still women on Twitter creating bizarre anti-Feminist trending topics. It’s 2014 and there are still men out there who refuse to take no for an answer when a woman declines their advances. It’s 2014 and

Every bigot shutup 5

The “Trouble” With Feminism: On Friendzones, Frustrations, and Robin Thicke

It’s 2014 and there are still women on Twitter creating bizarre anti-Feminist trending topics. It’s 2014 and there are still men out there who refuse to take no for an answer when a woman declines their advances. It’s 2014 and

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The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction

Over two months ago, on the night of the 14th of April 2014, 276 school girls were abducted from their dorm rooms in their secondary school in the village of Chibok, Northern Nigeria. Nine weeks on, as the world forgets

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The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction

Over two months ago, on the night of the 14th of April 2014, 276 school girls were abducted from their dorm rooms in their secondary school in the village of Chibok, Northern Nigeria. Nine weeks on, as the world forgets

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‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness

An abridged version of this article was originally published in the Spring Edition of STRIKE! magazine –  a radical, quarterly newspaper dealing with politics, philosophy, art, subversion and sedition – in their celebratory Feminist Issue. This extended article is republished

Political mistress Angry black woman

‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness

An abridged version of this article was originally published in the Spring Edition of STRIKE! magazine –  a radical, quarterly newspaper dealing with politics, philosophy, art, subversion and sedition – in their celebratory Feminist Issue. This extended article is republished

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At the Root of It: An Exploration of Attitudes Towards Female Body Hair

Raise your hand if you are a woman who spends her money on buying razors and shaving creams and/ or attending weekly waxing sessions. Step forward if you endure threading sessions or torture yourself with an epilator, tweezing, plucking, and

At the root of things_ Hannah Boxall_picture 2

At the Root of It: An Exploration of Attitudes Towards Female Body Hair

Raise your hand if you are a woman who spends her money on buying razors and shaving creams and/ or attending weekly waxing sessions. Step forward if you endure threading sessions or torture yourself with an epilator, tweezing, plucking, and

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“Blurred Lines”: The Gender Politics of Romance

Now that the dust has settled, the roses have died, the cards are in the (recycling) bin, the chocolates have been eaten, and the commercial song and dance has been made, it’s time to sit and reflect on that day

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“Blurred Lines”: The Gender Politics of Romance

Now that the dust has settled, the roses have died, the cards are in the (recycling) bin, the chocolates have been eaten, and the commercial song and dance has been made, it’s time to sit and reflect on that day