Daily Opinion

Should a woman play the iconic role of 007?

The latest Bond movie No Time to Die was finally released at the end of September. This movie marks the final farewell of Daniel Craig’s role as 007 after five movies playing the notorious character of James Bond. With this news comes the inevitable anticipation of who will take on the iconic 007 role. Speculation has been rife over who will take over Craig’s role – even as far back as the release of Spectre.
PoliticsSociety

Violence Against Women Needs to End: The Death of Sabina ...

TW: Murder and Assault Yet another young woman has been murdered. When will it ever be safe for women to walk anywhere, regardless of the time of day, without the ever-increasing fear of being physically or sexually attacked? It’s time to call on those in power and to re-educate everyone that this is not a woman’s problem. This is a man’s problem.
CultureMusic

What’s the Controversy around Beyonce’s Tiffany diamond ad Campaign?

The diamond necklace ultimately delineates an ugly truth – specifically, a story of white supremacy and colonialism. Recently, Tiffany & Co. revealed its latest campaign, starring Beyoncé and Jay-Z, along with the infamous 128.54-carat yellow Tiffany diamond and the rarely seen Jean-Michel Basquiat painting called Equals Pi. In the ad Beyoncé wore a figure-hugging black dress with sheer black gloves, and Audrey Hepburn inspired hair.
PoliticsSociety

Why is cyber flashing still not recognised as illegal?

TW: Sexual Assault and Violence. A report released by the University of Leicester found that 33% of women had been cyber flashed. Additionally, a UN Women report found that 86% of 18-24 year olds had experienced sexual harassment in a public place. One third of this 86% stated that they had been sent unsolicited explicit images.
Daily Opinion

Why haven’t we normalised taking sick leave for painful and ...

It’s time for society and employers to do better. If you’re an individual that menstruates, then you’ll be all too familiar with the dreaded, painful and frankly uncomfortable physical side effects that come with your period.
FeminismsSexuality and Gender

Does our period actually sync up with our flatmates?

For many people that experience periods, it’s a given that our periods inevitably sync up with the nearest uterus owners – usually being our flatmates. But is there actually any science that proves this?
Daily Opinion

Why we need to stop pretending some age-gap relationships aren’t ...

Where does grooming stop, and consensual relationships begin? In 2019, Leonardo DiCaprio became a subject of frustration. DiCaprio met his current girlfriend, Camila Morrone, when she was only twelve years old.
FeminismsSexuality and Gender

Who is Yusra Mardini?

Yusra Mardini is an inspiration to all, and symbol of hope for anyone who has a dream. Being only 23 years-old, Yusra has competed in her second Olympics, swimming in the 100m Butterfly for the Refugee team. Yusra’s swimming skills have not only got her to the Olympics twice, but it has also helped her save multiple people’s lives.
CultureMusic

Lizzo returns to music with ‘Rumors’ and we can’t wait ...

It’s been two years without any new Lizzo music, since her Grammy-winning album Cuz I Love You, and it’s no surprise fans are voicing their excitement.
PoliticsSociety

Street harassment could be made illegal in the UK

But what does this actually mean? New plans to tackle violence against women and girls (aka VAWG), could be made illegal in England Wales.