“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…

Where’s my libido gone?! A tale of cancer and sexuality

Michela Quecchia is a third year at KCL and a cancer survivor with an interest in healthcare and the environment. Currently juggling OCD and philosophy studies. [Featured Image: Shows the lower body of two people, presumably a male and a female, lying with down, apart.] Books, TV shows, even survivors’ testimonies cannot prepare you for…

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…

Tired of the Taboo: Female Masturbation

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Shows four pieces of fruit cut in half all demonstrating or representing female genitalia.] A couple weeks ago I ordered a vibrator online. It’s something I thought about doing for a long time and finally, after seeing a discount for ‘Love Honey’ on Unidays, I bucked up the…

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…