Swedes put equality to the test

The liberal- loving Swedes have ascended to another level of groovy social parity, with a cinema chain instating an ‘A’ rating for films which promote gender equality. The only condition: that they pass the ‘Bechdel test’. This requires, rather simply, that a film includes two named female characters that talk to each other about something […]

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Consent below the belt: anti-rape pants?

In recent months, dressing the female body has caused colossal controversy: a Colombian nightclub owner remarked that a woman in a miniskirt may have invited her rape through her outfit. Women SlutWalked through Toronto, beginning a transnational movement to redefine female sexuality.  In light of interpreting clothing as consent, AR Wear have launched their Anti-Rape […]

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From bleak to chic

With fifth week blues imminent, a Spartan room can only serve to amplify the crushing emptiness of your own soul. Faulty feng shui is always dispiriting, but in order to prevent going postal, it’s crucial to pass the next seven days in a harmonious environment. There is a fine balance between making your room so […]

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