Features

2 October 2019

Witching Hour: Seven common witch tools and their modern uses

It might surprise many people to know that people who call themselves witches in this day and age are, in some ways, fairly stereotypical. That is, a vast majority of ...

1 October 2019

The rise of the Chatbot Theapist

According to the latest figures, mental illness in the UK is no more prevalent than it was twenty years ago, but, thankfully, the stigma around it has reduced. Mental health ...
1 October 2019

True Crime Tuesday: Sky launch new channel Sky Crime - four of the best new shows coming our way!

Fellow crime junkies, Sky have launched a brand new channel just for us! Sky Crime is the brand new channel and home of premium true crime straight from America, including ...

1 October 2019

True Crime Tuesday: Sky launch new channel Sky Crime - four of the best new shows coming our way!

Fellow crime junkies, Sky have launched a brand new channel just for us! Sky Crime is the brand new channel and home of premium true crime straight from America, including ...

1 October 2019

How to win in a multi-hyphen career world

It’s fair to say that nowadays, the idea of having a ‘job for life’ feels outdated. Instead, we’re building careers that often defy traditional categorisation, to protect ourselves against job ...
1 October 2019

Brands supporting Breast Cancer Charities this year

All of the following brands will donate a percentage of the money you spend to combatting Breast Cancer- a worthwhile investment don't you think?  Each Kind Bag transforms plastic bottles ...
30 September 2019

Everything you need to know about unconscious name bias

Unconscious name bias refers to when you form a quick opinion about a situation or person based on their name, without being consciously aware of it. On a simple level ...

30 September 2019

Top tips to be confident, from a chubby American who thinks she's flawless!

Confidence is defined as “the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something or even yourself”. You don’t need proof why you believe, ...
30 September 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: Sarah Taylor calls time on international career

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has retired from international cricket while there were goals galore in the WSL. England ...

30 September 2019

Unbelievable: How the Netflix original series and real story is inspiring international progress

Netflix recently released the haunting true-story original series Unbelievable, following the case of Marie Adler, a young woman who went to the police after she was bound and raped for hours by ...
30 September 2019

Podcast of the Week: Dead for Filth with Michael Varrati

We can’t get enough of podcasts here at Female First. That’s why every week, we're showcasing one of our favourites so you can go and listen, and enjoy them too! The ...
29 September 2019

Five reasons why baking helps you to de-stress

With daily life becoming busier than ever, more and more young professionals are taking up activities, such as baking to help them relax and unwind. A recent YouGov survey, found ...
26 September 2019

Introducing Samara Weaving - the star of new horror flick Ready Or Not

Ready Or Not follows young bride, Grace, as she joins her new husband’s rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for ...

26 September 2019

Melanie Blake on her struggle to get The Thunder Girls published, and the hit stage show [EXCLUSIVE]

For decades, Melanie Blake has been pitching her novel The Thunder Girls to publishers. As each denied her a chance, her will to get it out to the public only ...

26 September 2019

Brussels sprouts, spinach and cabbage: research reveals the surprising vegetables that UK kids LOVE

In a study of 1,000 parents and children aged 4-9, it has appeared that an emerging generation of adventurous young foodies, who are tucking into Brussels sprouts, spinach and cabbage. ...
25 September 2019

Witching Hour: What is it with witches and black cats?

Of all the stereotypical symbols associated with witches, the black cat is one of the most common. Every Hallowe'en, thousands turn out their best black cat costumes for Trick-or-Treating, and ...
25 September 2019

Mattel's gender inclusive dolls are a step in the right direction

It is generally assumed that parents want to do right by their kids, and in a world where strict gender roles are being strategically broken down, it can be hard ...
24 September 2019

Greta Thunberg and six more young activists who are making their voices heard

Nothing gives a person more pride than to see a young generation of activists fighting back against those who threaten to condemn their future and the future of their children. ...

24 September 2019

From page-turner to screen burner

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’s Margaret Qualley stars alongside Love, Simon’s Nick Robinson, in STRANGE BUT TRUE, an intense, absorbing mystery thriller adapted from the acclaimed novel by John ...

24 September 2019

Millennials are comparing themselves to their peers more so than any other generation

Life comes with many pressures, many of which we have all felt at some point in time, whether that being to do well at work or even get married. Often ...
23 September 2019

Seven reasons to host a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support

Hosting a coffee morning gives you the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends and family over a cuppa and slice of cake. As if this isn’t reason enough, getting ...

23 September 2019

Making the most of your gift cards this Christmas

By Gail Cohen, director general of the UK Gift Card and Voucher Association Gift cards have never been more popular, and with good reason: they make great presents. No matter ...
23 September 2019

Bi-Visibility Day: Seven things people have got to stop saying to bisexuals

We hear about gay rights, trans rights and the right for people to use alternative pronouns all the time, but one thing we do hear very little about is issues ...

23 September 2019

DC has a new plan for the clown prince of crime

DC has more often than not had it spot-on when it comes to villains; looking at Scarecrow, The Riddler and of course, the Joker, however recently they seem to have ...