Gender and Feminism

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Feminism: A post-match interview

Interviewer: Jordan, there have been a few tears obviously, but how do you sum it up in the end? Jordan: [less intelligibly than suggested here] It was an experience for us, and the one we wanted to win…and sometimes it might be it could go one or t’other way, and we went ahead too early, …

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Academics oppose GRA reform

‘Academic Freedom’ or something more? Six UCL academics were among the signatories of an October 2018 letter published in The Guardian. They expressed reservations about proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act, arguing that it would stifle genuine academic research by labelling it as transphobic. The letter expresses concern about the introduction of self-ID for …

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UCL Boat Club Plan Meeting to Solve The Patriarchy… No Women Invited

In the ongoing struggle against the old dog of misogyny, Soc Bitch has learned that two valiant young men from UCL Boat Club have decided that they, single-handedly, know what’s best for the women in their club. The Two Woke Men™ have set up a meeting (consisting of… the very same Two Woke Men™) where they …

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Logo of the Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment scheme

“Zero Tolerance is just a marketing scheme”: Union hypocrisy fails sexual assault victims

“They make you run around in circles until you give up.” Imagine having a drink with a friend in Phineas. All around are posters and T-shirts advertising the Union’s ‘Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment’ pledge. Little do you realise just how much this pledge has failed her. Although she’s been at UCL for over two …

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UCL Netball & Rugby host Playboy memorial for Hugh Hefner

In honour of the death of his majesty and fabulous lord Hugh Hefner (their words, not mine), UCL Netball are putting their best foot forward and helping womankind end the patriarchy by dressing up as playboy bunnies for their social tomorrow night with, yes, you guessed it, UCL Men’s Rugby. The event’s tagline stating ‘No …

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