All my favourite people are women. I am a classical crazy feminist. I have been protesting, lobbying, and marching in the streets for women’s rights my entire life. My support system has always been women: the strong willed and hilarious …
Should DUGES have been allowed to rebrand as FemSoc?
At a recent CSC meeting, DUGES were not allowed to change their name to FemSoc. CSC say it is against their rules, but Maia Mathieu of DUGES argues that a rebranding is necessary
If you’re one of the many people in Trinity who identifies as a feminist or the sort of hack who keeps up with interesting drama and developments, you might be aware of the current controversy surrounding the Central Societies Committee …
Inspiring and empowering feminism: “We Should All Be Feminists” screening & panel
Today, Wednesday March 8, is International Women’s Day. To celebrate women and the feminist movement, Trinity’s Global Room held a screening of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s influential TEDx Talk “We Should All Be Feminists”, followed by a short panel discussion.
This Woman’s Work: a panel discussion on women in the music industry
On Tuesday evening, March 7, DU Alternative Music Society (DUAMS) hosted an all-female panel of musicians and music industry professionals to discuss the role of women is the music industry. The panelists included Faye O’Rourke (Little Green Cars), MayKay (Fight …
The struggles and contributions of Marie Curie
Katarzyna Siewierska writes about Marie Curie as a tribute to all female scientists, who made contributions to science, but also showed strength of character and determination in overcoming the challenges of being a female scientist, inspiring generations of female scientists
The glass ceiling
“In the late 19th century, the Sorbonne enrolled a new female student from Warsaw, Poland. She came to France to study physics and mathematics upon her sister’s invitation after a bad break up with her first love.
Women in Leadership
Feminism was in the air at the latest in the SU’s Leadership 101 series, Women in Leadership
“As a woman, people are going to level a lot more criticism at you.”
This was a remark made by Annie Hoey, Deputy President of the USI, as she recalled the harsh media coverage she faced when campaigning for her …
Review: ‘Someone You Love’ photography exhibition
Shane Kenneally sets the scene of the vibrant event, showcasing pro-choice art, in the Copper House Gallery
Down the crooked roads which trail off Camden street, I find myself passing an endless stream of quaint brick houses, remnants of Dublin’s Georgian past. The area which surrounds the Copper House Gallery is authentic, antiquated one could say. Smoke …
Review: This House Believes Beauty is a Beast
Siobhán O’Leary Ashford gives a critique on the Phil and DU Gender Equality Society’s most recent debate.
Feminists of Trinity stepped up to the podium at Phil’s and DU Gender Equality Society’s debate ‘This House Believes Beauty is A Beast’ on Thursday evening. Members of the Phil made their verdict known by almost unanimously shouting ‘yeah’ to …
STEM Sexism Needs to Stop
The kind of subtle, insidious sexism that is so widespread in STEM is hard to pin down – not because of any subtlety in how it manifests itself, but rather in the way we approach sexism in everyday life.
Transmasculine feminism, or “how to reconcile male privilege as a female to male feminist”
There are a lot of intersectional feminists who will give trans men free passes when it comes to acceptable feminist behaviour, passes that they would never give to cis men. I don’t accept these free passes.
I glance at my phone and see a red number – fifteen – in the corner of my Twitter app. I don’t even have to open it to know what I’m getting notifications about.
About a month ago I made …