On The Necessity Of Safe Spaces And Why We Don’t Have To Apologise

The topic of safe spaces is particularly hot at the moment. In the aftermath of Bahar Mustafa, the Goldsmiths spectacle, and the unjust media storm that surrounded it for weeks, more and more people are questioning the need for them, deeming them to be a form of ‘self imposed segregation’ in some cases. In this … More On The Necessity Of Safe Spaces And Why We Don’t Have To Apologise

Never Be Just A Fly On The WALL: The story of No Fly on the WALL

Award winning filmmaker and No Fly on the WALL team member Troy James Aidoo has whipped us up a wonderful short film to mark our second birthday. Our founder, Siana Bangura, tells you our story from inception to the present day. Two years of flyness so far, and many more to come. Don’t forget to … More Never Be Just A Fly On The WALL: The story of No Fly on the WALL

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 a woman’s sexual agency is still deemed a crime and she remains subject to gender-specific … More The “Trouble” With Feminism: On Friendzones, Frustrations, and Robin Thicke

‘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 with permission. An ongoing struggle and point of tension within the Feminist movement is the … More ‘The Colour of My Struggle’: Black Feminism and Double Jeopardy in a World of Whiteness

Feminist Killjoys, Safe Spaces and Futures

In the first post of our BIG return, we dive straight in and tackle the image of Feminists as ‘killjoys’. Blogger, writer, Feminist, and founder of The Body Narratives, Hana Riaz kicks things off with a discussion about the effects of mainstream representation of women who subscribe to Feminism; misread notions of what Feminism is and … More Feminist Killjoys, Safe Spaces and Futures