Sophie Wilkinson

Culture

why shaved hair is such an important part of the lesbian identity

From full skinhead to floppy emo undercut -- whether you're a butch or a femme, everyone should try shaving their head once!
Sophie Wilkinson
8.18.18
Culture

why is love island so good?

When in theory, it should be so bad?
Sophie Wilkinson
6.8.18
Fashion

what the facebook/cambridge analytica whistleblower's style says about him

How much is the story helped along by Christopher Wylie looking less like the IRL hackers we’ve got to know, and more like the hacker we’ve been sold in films and TV? And can we unravel what his look might say about his intentions?
Sophie Wilkinson
3.23.18
Film

we need to talk about lady bird's gay moment

The film has won acclaim and accolades for its depiction of female adolescence, but less has been said about its beautiful coming out scene.
Sophie Wilkinson
2.20.18
peace week

what did the women's march actually achieve?

The value of street demonstrations can often seem intangible, but for these women, the sea of pussy hats and feminist solidarity changed their lives forever.
Sophie Wilkinson
1.22.18
Think Pieces

little black dresses won’t change the world, but the solidarity of the women wearing them will

Hollywood loves a Good Cause, but with the #MeToo movement uniting the most visible women in the world, their new #TimesUp campaign surpasses mere PR stunts to focus on the real roots of inequality.
Sophie Wilkinson
1.10.18
Think Pieces

what my brassiere photo folder says about me and maybe the world

The realisation that our iPhones can now tag and neatly organise our boob shots into an album may not be all that sinister. But if tech is smart enough for that, we need to be smarter about tackling its misuse.
Sophie Wilkinson
11.3.17
Music

the soundtrack to gaga: the music of her documentary reveals a lot about the star

The Netflix doc on Lady Gaga has noticeable holes, but the music she chose to lay against the narrative speaks volumes about her – and the experience of fame.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.13.17
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out of this world: i-D meets mykki blanco

Hosted by musician Mykki Blanco, Out of This World meets a diverse group of performers and creators in Jo’burg -- exploring the queer scene they have carved out for themselves in South Africa’s biggest city.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.4.17
Fashion

seven feminist t-shirts and what they really mean

What's in a slogan?
Sophie Wilkinson
9.13.17
screen

seven times 'the L word' shaped lesbian culture

From its terrible emo haircuts to its sensitive depiction of the struggles of a transgender man, here’s how The L Word influenced lesbian culture.
Sophie Wilkinson
8.3.17
Film

smashing records and subverting stereotypes: how wonder woman is sexy, but not born yesterday

Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is strong, beautiful and naive – but that’s not standing in the way of her feminist superpower.
Sophie Wilkinson
6.20.17
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