Amy Holliday

International Women’s Day: the women who have inspired us

International Women’s Day aside, this week has been one where the experiences of women have been more openly discussed than they have been for a long while. It is only right that we all continue to celebrate women and their contributions to society. In this light, The Boar Features asked...
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Posted Mar. 14, 2021

LGBTQIA+ Britons who have helped shape history

L GBTQIA+ Brits have helped to shape the UK and the wider world throughout history. From political advocacy, codebreaking, music and culture, LGBTQIA+ Britons have influenced every walk of life. In a collaborative piece, Shannon McGuigan, Bailey Agbai, Cristina Maino and Amoy Daley have highlighted the life and achievements of...
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Posted Mar. 4, 2021

The fight for abortion rights in Poland

Few will have missed the media coverage of the fight for abortion rights in Poland. The outrage comes as a result of a court ruling that would introduce a near-total ban on abortions, which has sparked nationwide outrage and incited a women’s strike spanning several weeks. Following the protests, the...
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Posted Jan. 12, 2021

In times of crisis, music unites

From Spain's La Movida Madrileña to the Miner's Strike in Britain, music has united in spite of animosity and in times of crisis. Cristina Maino writes of the part song has to play in connecting communities during the Coronavirus epidemic.
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Posted Apr. 10, 2020