Review of Me Not You: The Trouble with Mainstream Feminism by Alison Phipps

Over the past decade, feminism has been increasingly visible in popular culture. Key political events such as the election of Donald Trump in 2020 and the widespread protests that followed have prompted a groundswell of interest in feminism. Despite this new enthusiasm, the central argument of Me, Not You: The Trouble with Mainstream Feminism is that mainstream…

Time’s Up: Contraception needs a #MeToo moment

Discussions about consent have entered the mainstream in the last few years, from consent workshops at universities to the open secret of endemic sexual violence being exposed in the media. However, a focus on white, famous women has obscured the roots of the #MeToo movement which was founded by Tarana Burke, a black activist. Originally created…