We often think of feminism of something that started with the 19th century suffragette movements. This article, however, shows that ancient empress Theodora of Byzanthium was one of the precursors of modern-day feminism.
The aviation industry is a male-dominated industry in which sexism persists. In it, women are underrepresented as a consequence of stereotypes and the general idea that women do not 'fit in' with the big boys.
The Eurovision finale last Saturday sparked controversy regarding cultural appropriation by the winner. The online reception of this event is very revealing with respect to the politics of representation of our time.
#bodypositive has been used by more than 4 million users on Instagram. This paper uses a Foucauldian lens to explore how body positive Instagrammers counter normative discourses of the body in western societies.