Kate Demolder

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violence against women
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AGENDA

Streets, nightclubs, at home: There are no safe spaces left for women

Needle spiking, taxi assaults, the shadow pandemic of domestic abuse – How are women supposed to feel safe?…

By Kate Demolder

intersex
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SELF

The beauty of Intersex: Asking the questions you’ve been too afraid to ask

In the new landscape of sex and gender – in a world where trans and gay rights have made…

By Kate Demolder

government contraception
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AGENDA

The Budget contraception scheme still holds women in Ireland responsible for safe sex

Excluding girls under 17 and women over 25, the new government contraception proposal perpetuates the age-old female stereotypes…

By Kate Demolder

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SELF

‘Apparently I’m trending on Twitter for being ugly’

Slut-shaming and harassment has spilled over into the online world. Kate Demolder speaks to the internet trolls about…

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LIVING

How veganism took over the world

From Impossible Burgers to plant-based Michelin-stars, vegan options have steadily taken up more space at restaurant tables. Kate…

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SELF

Behind Closed Doors: Meet the Irish witches

A renewed interest in astrology, manifestation, and the occult have grasped younger generations with a pivot to social…

By Kate Demolder

Nadia’s mother arrived on O’Connell Street in 1994 with Nadia in tow. She was just “four or five” years old.
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AGENDA, SELF

Nadia Adan’s incredible story is the stuff of film scripts

Nadia Adan sees value in everything. In fact, it’s her job; selling high-end cars and antiques, the pioneering…

By Kate Demolder

Whether you label it the ‘mask of masculinity,’ ‘toxic masculinity,’ or ‘the man box,’ the traditional conception of manhood still holds sway
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SELF

‘The only thing I was thinking was ‘don’t cry, that’s what women do’: What does ‘masculinity’ mean today?

Modern young men are navigating a new form of masculinity in the wake of their former heroes’ demise,…

By Kate Demolder

Dermaplaning makes use of a small, sharp blade atop a long piece of plastic which is then used to gently shave downy vellus hair from different areas of the face
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STYLE

And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?

Self-improvement is a seemingly never end task for the aspiring beautiful woman – but where is the breaking…

By Kate Demolder