In Defence of ‘Hashtag Activism’
Louisa Ackermann

In Defence of ‘Hashtag Activism’

It’s not unusual for us to hear disdain for the ‘Keyboard Warriors’; the sadsacks whose ‘Hashtag Activism’ is useless, inconsequential, or just an exercise in personal vanity. We’re told the idea that social media could be used to orchestrate real change is worthy of scorn or dismissal, and that politics is only ‘worthy’ if you’re passing … Continue reading

All Fun and Games
Anna Carnegie

All Fun and Games

Growing up in a seemingly increasingly gendered society is no easy task If you have read Natasha Walters’ ‘Living Dolls’, you will recall the striking scene in which Walters’ ascends the escalator to the so-called ‘girls’ floor of a popular toy shop, to be greeted with an explosion of pink, glitter and fairy princesses. This … Continue reading