popular culture

Graffiti saying 'real talk saves lives' with crying Marilyn Monroe
by Amy Beddows  |  6th August 2021

Amy Beddows, CBT therapist and PhD student at London Metropolitan University, considers the insidious misogynistic messages camouflaged in humour, satire or irony in TV shows, films, music videos and advertising.…Read more

Silhouette of gun and hands up
by Amy Beddows  |  29th April 2021

Amy Beddows explores the thorny issue of our enjoyment of true crime books, documentaries and podcasts. Acknowledging the dangers of feeding the cycle of gendered violence, she nevertheless argues for its benefits. …Read more