The Defence Of Taylor Swift

The public response to Taylor Swift’s most recent video, ‘Shake It Off’ (the first single off her new album), has garnered the kind of response that has become sadly typical in today’s social media setting where internet trolls looking to generate traffic for their websites and get followers for their Twitter accounts rely on shocking, […]

Not All Men: Mansplained

There are a number of prominent female artists who have been reluctant to publicly identify as feminist. Taylor Swift, when asked about whether or not she was a feminist replied that she doesn’t see things as “guys versus girls”.  Lady Gaga has likewise renounced feminism, claiming that she ‘hails men” and “celebrate[s] American male culture”.  […]