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FemSoc questions the sabb candidates…

Every year students can run in an election to be a sabbatical officer and have a full-time job representing students. We sent all of this years sabbatical candidates four questions: 1. Do you define as a feminist and if not … Continue reading

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I used to say I was in a ‘bad relationship’

A piece by one of our members… I used to say I was in a ‘bad relationship’. When I was 15, I told my boyfriend not to handle me as roughly physically as he did. He said that what I … Continue reading

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Last night I met the man who raped me.

One of our committee members, Kirsty Haigh, talks about some of her experiences and the events of this week.  Last night I met the man who raped me. Well, it wasn’t last night, but it was when I first started … Continue reading

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Anyone for Milk?

As part of our ‘No Shame’ campaign, this past Monday we hosted a screening of the documentary ‘Breastmilk’. The main focus of the campaign is to put an end to the stigma surrounding certain elements of women’s bodies. From body … Continue reading

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FemSoc looks at EUSA election hype

Voting for EUSA elections just opened and since FemSoc loves democracy, we encourage everyone to have a look at all the candidates and their manifestos: https://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/elections/candidates/18/ But to make things easier for you, we also asked candidates a few questions about feminism, so we … Continue reading

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Statement on the DKE Edinburgh chapter

CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual harassment, transphobia In light of the publication of this article discussing leaked minutes and behaviours of the DKE Edinburgh chapter, FemSoc condemns in the strongest terms the abhorrent misogynistic and transphobic behaviour and statements made by the … Continue reading

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Feminist Society first event!

We had our first event of the year this week, and it was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came along, you made it super fun, chilled out and accessible. We hope that those of you who won … Continue reading

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