Holly Campbell-Drew

I’m Holly and I am a loud and foul mouthed, aggressively opinionated feminist. So I’ve been called. The feminist part is correct. But really, I’m actually just a young woman who cares about choice, freedom and equality for all. And when you’re passionate about these things, you do have to make a bit of noise to be heard. And I will admit, I have had a little fun with it along the way.

Delayed Trauma: Stop Asking ‘Why Now?’

Everyone deals with and processes trauma in different ways. When people finally decide to speak up, why do we find ourselves questioning their timing? This article explores how delayed trauma might make people feel and asks you to reconsider your approach to people experiencing a delayed response to traumatic experiences. Traumatic experiences can be any …

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The Feminisation of Men Is Not A Threat, So Why Are We Told It Is?

Being frightened of the feminisation of men is just as harmful as enforcing the ideal of ‘manly men’. As much as Owens shone a light on the prevalence of toxic masculinity in today’s culture, she also beamed a spotlight on the fact that the feminisation of men actually scares people. It threatens them. Or so …

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Harry Styles rocked that glorious dress better than she ever could: A Response to Candace Owens and her “manly men”

Candace Owens wants us to “bring back manly men”: but where has this come from? What is a manly man? And why is their absence such a worrying thing? In November 2020 Candace Owens, a black, Pro-Trump, American, right-wing political activist, tweeted that “there is no society without strong men”. She stated that “the steady …

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