“I’m Not Queer Enough”: Women and Bisexual Erasure

Giulia Calvi has just finished her final year at KCL with a degree in Philosophy, and from this autumn she will be studying for her Master’s in Curating the Art Museum at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She is passionate about history, art, queerness, LGBTQ+ rights, war and family narratives, genealogy and anything else human….

Reclaiming the Kitchen

Adalmiina Erkkola is an advocacy writer with an interest in gender, ethics, and global politics. She is starting her master’s degree in Gender, Peace and Security this autumn. [Featured Image: Shows Martha Rossler holder a knife staring into the camera.] 30 December 2011: ‘Men say a woman’s place is in the kitchen. Just remember that’s…

If They’re Laughing, They’re Listening; Discussing Comedy’s Relevance

Chloé Delaitre is a half Spanish, half French second year International Relations student at Kings. Her passions include journalism, coffee and dogs. [Featured Image: Shows a blue background with three hands holding megaphones on the left-hand-side] We live in a world where there is an overflow of news, and increasingly more people are getting these…

Women in Academia: Virginia Woolf: ‘A room of one’s own’

Women in Academia is a reading group initiative by the Women & Politics society created to highlight women in (surprise) academia, by reading academic texts written by women in humanities and discussing them on a bi-weekly basis.  Last week we discussed Virginia Woolf’s extended essay ‘’A Room of One’s Own’’, a work which is based…

Women in Activism vs. Women’s Activism

For the 2020/2021 academic year the W&P society is restructuring their way of doing events. Each month will have a distinct focus around which events, posts and resources will focus. This month’s theme is Women in Activism.  [Picture is from the 2017 Women’s March in Washington, showing thousands of women marching for women´s rights, with…

If We Are All Imposters, None of Us Are

Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Madison Miszewski has just finished her final year at KCL studying History, and is planning on pursuing a Masters in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies at LSE this coming autumn. Her interests include forced migration, decolonisation, queerness, diplomacy and a good gin and tonic on a Friday evening. [Feature Image: Front of the…

Labour must earn the support of the heartlands, not expect it.

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Two official looking red signs reading ‘Vote Labour’ being held by two people]. Defined as industrial towns in the North of England, ‘Labour heartlands’ have traditionally been perceived as being aligned with patriotism and social conservatism. Areas such as Leigh, Bolsover, Burnley and Redcar in the so-called…

Indifference is a Privilege: A Plaidoyer for Emotionality

Anna-Leah Gebühr is a final year War Studies student from Germany. She is interested issues of social mobility and education, as well as literature and art. In her free time, you can often find her in cafes around London (with a good hot chocolate) and cooking with her friends. [Featured Image: A puzzle bearing the…

The Modern Day Witch

Francesca Verge is a first year International Relations student at KCL. She loves music, her dog and is interested in languages, having grown up in a multicultural family. She hopes to help the empowerment of women around the world, and was inspired by a high school anthropology class on gender theory.  [Featured Image: Three faces…