The Gender Politics of ‘Mansplaining’

By Jessica Sutton and Patrick McTague. Comedian Russell Brand recently came under fire for "mansplaining feminism" when  discussing the music video “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion.[1] He posted a video on his YouTube and social media, arguing that the many feminists who celebrated the video as an example of women of colour … Continue reading The Gender Politics of ‘Mansplaining’

Interview: Tackling Period Poverty in Brazil’s Prisons

Translated from French by Jessica Sutton. Amanda Naif Daibes Lima from Belém in Brazil, sat down with the She’s Right team to discuss the feminist project ‘Rosas Aprisionadas’ (Imprisoned Roses). 23 year old Amanda works with the team at ‘Imprisoned Roses’ to ensure women imprisoned in Brazil have their basic needs met, particularly through access … Continue reading Interview: Tackling Period Poverty in Brazil’s Prisons

Episode 6 – Rosalind Franklin: The Undiscovered Discoverer of DNA

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts and special guest Amy Bradshaw discuss the life and work of Rosalind Franklin, gifted chemist and researcher behind one of the greatest scientific discoveries of the 20th Century, the structure of DNA. Following what would have been her 100th birthday, we celebrate her life and work, … Continue reading Episode 6 – Rosalind Franklin: The Undiscovered Discoverer of DNA

Period Positivity: Why We Need To Stop Saying “Feminine Hygiene”

By Jessica Sutton. I have spent 8 years of my life purchasing tampons, and I’m mad about it every single time. Why? The outrageous prices, that will cost me nearly $16,000 over my lifetime?[1] Sure. The fact that most pads and tampons contain carcinogens and other toxic chemicals because apparently no one cares about female … Continue reading Period Positivity: Why We Need To Stop Saying “Feminine Hygiene”

Unpacking the Gender Health Gap

By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Note: This article refers primarily to the exclusion of cisgender women from medical data. We note that exclusion of transgender people and non-binary people is even more pronounced. Much of this article was researched from the book Invisible Women: Exposing data bias in a world designed for men … Continue reading Unpacking the Gender Health Gap