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My body, my choice: Polish women against the abortion ban

Poland is the latest example of democracy moving backward instead of forward. On the 27h of January the Polish government announced the introduction of a near total ban on abortions. The ruling established that abortion is now legal in Poland only in cases of rape, incest or danger for the mother’s life…. But the Polish people did not intend to sit back and watch in silence. They went back to the streets like they did months before, shouting slogans such as “My body, my choice” and “You will never walk alone”. ...

Opinion: The Pressure to be a ‘Good Feminist’

You shave your legs, suffer over a guy or a girl sometimes, ask for help instead of trying to power through something alone? You wear bras and makeup and you expect the guy to pay the bill on the first date? Have you ever felt that this makes you a bad feminist? In the following personal, yet very relatable piece, Elena Giuliano tells you why you really shouldn’t! ...

The Punchline Gap: How the patriarchy is ruining your jokes

“The Punchline Gap”. You’ve probably never heard of it, but if you’re female-identifying you have most definitely experienced it. Alison Middleton and Rosalie Minnitt explore the sad but universally acknowledged truth that men often receive more laughs than women - regardless of content and find out what you can do to help level the playing field, both on and off the stage. ...