I feel a lot of responsibility to create work that tackles issues that affect women, more so than anything else. Not just because I identify as a female but because who else will? I feel a kinship with other female illustrators because if I see something really good done by another female illustrator, I’m like “yes!”. As a community, illustration is a good place for women.
Viv Albertine, the progressive, punk icon: “There was no one I could identify with. No girls played electric guitar. Especially not ordinary girls like me.”
Major awards contender ‘Hidden Figures’ is finally ready for its UK release, but how does it stack up as an intersectional, feminist movie?
The “bromance” movie may have had its heyday, but look anywhere in the media and you’re still far more likely to see depictions of male friendship and bonding than you are women. In fact, when it comes to women, you’re most likely to see them being pitted against each other: who’s more desirable? Who is, […]
You may be wondering why should you – or any of us – care about women in the computing industry. And the answer is simply because it is essential to us as a society and the wider global economy. Gender diversity has an immediate impact on the success of technological development, which Nora Denze demonstrated with […]
Episode VII deliberately breaks the ‘damsel in distress’ trope with it’s plucky protagonist, Rey. But is she a victim of her own success?