Professional pounder of the patriarchy.

Resources

For people who want to learn more or are looking for ideas for their own feminist society! Most of these have been tried and tested at the feminist collective I run at college with my co-leader.

Documentaries

The Land of No Men: Kenya’s Women-Only Village, Broadly (26:34) – about Kenya’s women-only village, Umoja.

Lefties: Angry Wimmin, BBC (58:33) – about the revolutionary feminists of the 70s/80s.

We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for TEDxEuston (30:15) – talk by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about why she is “a happy African feminist”.

The F Word And Me, BBC (41:49) – Charli XCX on what it’s like to be a woman in the music industry.

The Ascent of Woman: CivilisationBBC (58:57) – Dr Amanda Foreman investigates how women’s social and legal rights have evolved over time. What have we inherited from ancient societies’ treatment of women?

Egypt’s Lost Queens, BBC (58:58) – Dr Joann Fletcher presents a new insight into “the other half” of Egyptian history, that of its ruling women.

Witchcraft in Romania, Broadly (19:38) – about the thriving “witch economy” and its impact on modern Romanian society.

The Pendle Witch Child, BBC (1:02:57) – documentary about the Pendle witch trials and the little girl who played a pivotal role in the witch-hunt.

The Hunting Ground, dir. Kirby Dick, prod. Amy Ziering (1:44:00) – documentary film about the failure of universities to address on-campus sexual assault cases.

Sophia: Suffragette Princess, BBC (29:30) – about the life and activism of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, the goddaughter of Queen Victoria and a notorious suffragette.

Vlogs/Themed Videos

Feminism In Horror Films, Laci Green (4:38)

Wait, Is Make-Up Sexist?, Laci Green (5:27)

Instant Perfect Bikini Body, Mo O’Brien (5:24) – body positivity!

Useful Websites

General

Stanford Encyclopaedia entry for feminism (x)

Wikipedia entry for feminist movements/ideologies (x)

Women’s health/education 

UNICEF FGM statistics

UN International Day For The Elimination of Violence Against Women

WHO FGM statistics

“Pink taxes”, The Guardian

TERFs

The TERFS – perspectives from trans people

Geek Feminism Wikia definition of TERF (x)

TERF Is A Slur – perspectives from trans exclusionary radical feminists

Men

Why Do So Many Men Die By Suicide?, Owen Jones (11:33) – interview by Guardian journalist Owen Jones with comedian Jake Mills

How To Be A Man, Owen Jones

Chasing The Stigma – mental health charity, represented by comedian Jake Mills (from the Owen Jones video)

Why Am I So Gay?, Thomas Lloyd for TEDxGeorgetown (22:32) – talk by Georgetown University student and GU Pride president Thomas Lloyd about his journey to become comfortable with his own identity.

#BoysDoCry, Huffington Post UK (3:18) – men are asked when they last cried.

Can men be feminists?, Kat Blaque (7:30)

“Why I’ll Never Date A Feminist”, Kat Blaque (26:28)

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