• The Feminist Diaries,  Thoughts

    Intersectional Feminism

    CHYNNA There is a danger in the way feminism works. I should elaborate. There is a danger in the way white feminism works. Everywhere we look there is something in the media. Reminding us of its unwillingness to take up how race, class and gender impact womanhood. Take a look at the recent Pepsi advert in which Kendall Jenner leaves her modelling gig and joins a protest. She hands over a can of Pepsi to a white male officer who in turn receives it, turns to his colleague and smiles. I can’t believe Kendall Jenner single-handedly stopped police brutality with a can of Pepsi. We should have been doing this…

  • Lifestyle

    Overcoming Fears

    As a writer the one thing that I am most afraid of is plagiarism. Not that I will actively seek to do so, because that is totally wrong, but that I will unknowingly plagiarise someone’s work because it’s influenced me in such a way. In saying that, the amount of works out there that are similar is astonishing. Where is the line drawn, though? For example, I read a book called Feed by M. T. Anderson. Feed is set in a world where about 73% of Americans are directly connected to a huge computer network via a device implanted in their brain called a ‘feed’. The feed allows them access…