A site for change: Woman are Boring continue to shift perceptions of women in research

Aug. 9, 2018 by

Women are Boring is a digital footprint with a unique agenda – to provide a platform for critical research undertaken by women worldwide. Since 2016, WaB has developed into the nucleus for a very special kind of subversive orbit. Today

Resistance transmission: Activists in Palestine crowdfunding for women’s radio

Jul. 25, 2018 by

This is a call for action and support. Recently through the female:pressure network a call for donations was made by four women activists in Palestine who are establishing a radio station led by Palestinian women at the Jordan Valley (Area

A guide to feminist media research: Part one, introductory papers

Jun. 24, 2018 by

The exact origins of media and communications research are often debated as uncertain, and have been described as “never fully charted“. Though generally, we can say that from the 1940s onward media studies developed significantly as a recognised field of


Alien She’s ‘Goodbye 8’ is my voting anthem

May. 22, 2018 by

On Friday May 25, I’m going home to Galway so that I can vote in the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment of our constitution. I’m voting yes. There are thousands of reasons to vote in favour of deleting the

2019 female:pressure FACTS Survey to feature Irish festivals

Apr. 29, 2018 by

Right now a lot of work is being done by female:pressure members to gather data on the gender ratios of music festivals world wide, to create the next FACTS Survey which will be released next year. Irish music festivals are

The (brief) argument for research in resistance

Apr. 27, 2018 by

I believe in resistance, and I believe in knowledge as resistance. When I look in the mirror I see a woman, a journalist, a bisexual and a potential voice – in that order. In my lifetime I have realised myself

Researching gender in music: gendered space, female visibility & redesigning environments

Feb. 7, 2018 by

Discussing the environment of the music industry and the research that led me to question female visibility, and gendered space in music.

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