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Why Still Women?

Published By Does feminism still matter? Since the popularisation of feminism as an organised movement in the 19th century, women-led campaigns for gender equality have made much progress around the world. Despite women’s contributions to society, in some countries, only…

R is for…

Back to main P lease don’t overthink why the highest paid actors are overwhelmingly men. E asier to hire someone with more experience and is familiar — white and male. R ealistically, Ocean’s Eleven did better at the box office…

Picturing Women

Published By Images from Love, Bonito, Playdress, Pomelo and The Willow Label. Recently, my Instagram feed has been full of ads for brow embroidery, and naturally, I have begun to suspect that my brow game is not strong enough. It…

How Women Look

Woman looking at her reflection in a broken mirror with the words "How Women Look" next to the image

Published By Men have long shaped how women are seen, but how women see the world is still an open question. In Plain View Images from @singaporepoliceforce. If you’ve ever wanted to know how the world looks at women, you…

Why Women?

Published By All of your questions about feminism and gender equality, answered by This is Your Life Now’s in-house Fembot. Hello, I’m your friendly neighbourhood Fembot. How can I help you? Oh, I’m just looking to get through my day…

P is for

Three women of different ethnicities with the letter 'P' cropped out to reveal the image beneath

P is for… Use the first letter of every paragraph to solve the Word Scramble P is for… Use the first letter of every line to solve the Word Scramble. Back to main R egalia like the Cheongsam celebrates Chinese…

Dive Deep

Trying to shake off the male gaze means arming yourself with insight. Here are some of the resources that helped me understand how the male gaze came to be — how the masculine, heterosexual perspective has determined the portrayal of…

Tread Mindfully

So you know the male gaze sucks, but you’re not quite ready to give up your favourite rom-coms, action blockbusters or reality shows. I feel you. Maybe breaking away from the male gaze doesn’t mean we have to boycott every…

Go Off the Beaten Track

If media that centres male pleasure is starting to feel, frankly, old, you’re certainly not alone. Across many industries, media producers and creators are pursuing bolder, more thoughtful and consciously intersectional representations of womanhood—all waiting to be discovered. When I…