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Repeal the 8th: a manifesto in video form

repeal the 8th abortion rights Ireland

I’ve written about my desire to repeal the 8th before – in this blog post, which was accused of being condescending (but was intended to just be really straightforward and easy to digest). But I had never really put my thoughts into words, bar the odd Instagram Story and so, the other day, when I was […]

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Eco-friendly sanitary pads | Review

A few months ago, way back when I started my podcast, I declared that I wanted to find eco-friendly sanitary pads to make my monthly menstruations less environmentally damaging. I had tried the mooncup and enjoyed it, for a time; ultimately, it had let me down in the most heinous of ways (trigger warning: bodily trauma). […]

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Chiara Ferragni’s 10-day-postpartum body, woman-shaming and the subtle art of showing off

Chiara Ferragni postpartum

I used to love Chiara Ferragni. Well, I’ve never known Chiara Ferragni intimately, so to say I loved her is probably hyperbole – but I was a fan. I read her blog semi-regularly. I blame her for my obsession with Acne’s blue silk platform court shoes that I still frequently hunt for on Depop, eBay […]

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No, I don’t take folic acid – because I’m not a baby-making machine, thanks

folic acid

A campaign that educates women on why folic acid is important in pregnancy is great – but by making broad, sweeping statements, are we expecting that all women are destined to be mothers?

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The Keepers, The Handmaid’s Tale and Orange is the New Black – stories of women, for women

orange is the new black

Fancy a break from watching stories about men? These three shows are solidly female-focused in very different ways.

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