An Open Life

I had been foolish, once again, to let my heart be torn open by men. My mother had warned me about this once. Strict, autocratic, with a tinge of neuroticism dyed into her every nerve, she had ruled over my household with an iron fist. No wonder – she had escaped communist China with her…

Intersectional Instagram: Beauty Bloggers for the Feminist Makeup Lover

In an industry dominated by thin, cis, white bodies, it can be difficult to wade through to find intersectional blogs and influencers in the beauty industry. Listed below are some fabulous Instagram accounts that focus on beauty and makeup that break through the stereotypes of beauty standards, so our newsfeeds can be as intersectional as…

Q&A: Colour Me Wednesday, DIY Punk With Feminist Roots

Meet Colour Me Wednesday, a five-piece female fronted band from West London, England. They’re a political pop punk/indie pop band from West London, England. Sisters Jen Doveton and Harriet Doveton founded the band. Their vibe is DIY, with a message of “totally vegan and totally against any oppressive capitalist bullshit”. They consist of Jen on lead vocals, Harriet…