Una Power, Nadia Reeves Long and Vickey Curtis discuss gender quotas, female participation and gender bias in the workplace at an event co-hosted by two Trinity students
International Women’s Week continued with its slogan #BeBoldForChange with an event co-hosted by two individual students, Aislinn Brennan and Estelle Reeves Long, breaking the trend of a society-dominated week. More of an informal panel discussion in comparison to other events, …
“As a woman, I have strong opinions regarding the 8th Amendment, as it is an inherently sexist piece of legislation as it stands. However, also as a woman, I have strong and negative opinions on certain aspects of the campaign.”
The Repeal the 8th movement has recently brought the issue of abortion to the fore of Irish life. While the right to choose to have an abortion seems fundamental, there is a danger that repealing the 8th Amendment will be …
A woman never deserves to be attacked, so why is Kim Kardashian West being shamed?
On Sunday night, while staying in a rented apartment in Paris during Paris Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian West was robbed by two armed men who bound and gagged her before placing her in the bathtub and stealing $10 million worth …
Posters, depicting female bodies, ran slogans such as “Cheap looking,” “Do my buns look big in this?” and “What’s your cup size?”
Posters from an advertisement campaign for student smartcards in University College Cork’s (UCC) student centre cafe have been removed following objections submitted by the UCC Students’ Union, UCC Feminist Society and members of the staff and student bodies. The campaign …
Teaching staff aren’t held accountable for their behaviour; female students pay the price.
I had two ideas for a dissertation. I weighed up pros and cons. One probably had more sources, the other was more straightforward; one was more controversial, the other was more unique; etc. My decision, however, came down to a …
A public spat between prominent members of the College Historical Society (Hist) escalated yesterday when its auditor was accused of “throwing committee members under a bus” after distancing himself from the deletion of comments on its public Facebook group.
Naoise Dolan on the importance of calling out bigotry
On May 20th, two transgender women were stripped naked and beaten on a train in downtown Atlanta. According to GA Voice, Georgia’s LGBT newspaper, ‘people on the train did not try to stop the fight …
The auditor of the College Historical Society (Hist) has distanced himself from comments made by a disgruntled committee member.
- Committee member criticises publication of grievances
- Female members say debating is a “boys’ club”
The auditor of the College Historical Society (Hist) has distanced the society from comments made by a committee member unhappy with the …
The College Historical Society was rocked earlier this week by the publication of a document demanding an end to sexism within the society. The committee has since agreed to elect a temporary equity officer and introduce …
Several female committee members of the Hist have threatened to strike if their demands to end sexism within the society are not met by this evening. Naoise Dolan, Censor of the Hist, compiled the list which includes …