To shave, or not to shave, that is, not really the question – Lea Heim

Not long ago, a friend of mine threw a party to celebrate her birthday. The living room dance floor was already buzzing when I got there. Hips were shaken, heads wiggled, arms enthusiastically thrown up in the air to the tunes of a more or less decent pop repertoire. It was there that my eyes … Continue reading To shave, or not to shave, that is, not really the question – Lea Heim

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True Crime Confession

I have a confession. I love serial killers.  Well, that’s a little strong. I don’t love serial killers, I’m not out there, writing them fan mail, sending them chocolates in prison, idly writing ‘Mrs Dahmer’ surrounded by hearts in my notepads, but I am fascinated by them. Of anything death and murder related, really. I … Continue reading True Crime Confession

Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin

Ethical shopping isn’t just about, and I quote my dissertation tutor here, bamboo socks and taking your tote bags to the supermarket with you (although bamboo socks are great and always take your tote bags to the shop). Ethical shopping is about making informed choices in your everyday life to be a responsible consumer, depending … Continue reading Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin

Interview with Geek Girls’ Director Gina Hara

Geek Girls sounds like a film that would be right up our street doesn’t it? Well quelle surprise, it is! Director Gina Hara spent the past few years investigating the secret world of lady gamers, scientists and comic-fanatics, piecing her findings together in an insightful documentary that highlights the many barriers feminism still needs to … Continue reading Interview with Geek Girls’ Director Gina Hara

“We are the mothers of this industry” – Empowering Women With Technology

A room full of women is often a magical space. But a room full of women who are inspiring, passionate, fascinating and fiercely intelligent - speaking on their careers, their influences, and their heartfelt advice - is a truly uplifting space to be. As part of the first ever Leeds International Festival, with themes of … Continue reading “We are the mothers of this industry” – Empowering Women With Technology