Georgie Morley

Writer Oxford, UK

Hi! I’m Georgie (She/Her). I am currently studying History at the University of Oxford and hope to go into journalism. I enjoy reading and going on marches for all things intersectionality, feminism, and climate justice. Visit my LinkedIn and view my Twitter.

Hi! I’m Georgie. I am currently studying History at the University of Oxford and hope to go into journalism. I enjoy reading and going on marches for all things intersectionality, feminism, and climate justice. I’m also a Thred ambassador and although I’ve spent the last year at home I want to go travelling after I graduate to see more than just the south of England. Visit my LinkedIn and view my Twitter.

Latest Stories from Georgie

Why is queerbaiting often a misunderstood term?

Why is queerbaiting often a misunderstood term?

From Noah Schnapp to Madonna, accusations of ‘queerbaiting’ have been the source of controversy and debate across social media, but the term has often been misunderstood and misused. Just last week, Heartstopper star Kit Connor deleted Twitter after accusations that he had been ‘queerbaiting’ by playing a bisexual character in the popular Netflix show. Pictures of Connor holding hands with his co-star in the upcoming film, A Cuban Girl’s Guide to...

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Denmark to build world’s first ‘energy island’

Denmark to build world’s first ‘energy island’

Denmark is set on building the world’s first energy island, which will be the size of 18 football pitches. Denmark has a history of being a global leader in renewable energy. In 1991, they built the first offshore wind farm, and currently 48.6% of the energy produced by the country comes from wind power. Now, following the Danish government’s 2020 Climate Action Plan, they intend to construct two energy islands, one...

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Oxford protest against trans conversion therapy

Oxford protest against trans conversion therapy

Hundreds gathered in Oxford to protest the government’s failure to ban trans conversion therapy. On the 19th April, Oxford saw hundreds of protestors turn up in Bonn Square to voice their anger at Boris Johnson’s government leaving the trans community out of plans to ban conversion therapy. The protest was organised by the recently formed Oxford Against Conversion Therapy, and was supported by Oxford Pride, the Oxford University Labour Society, Oxford...

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Exclusive – Chatting to ‘Miss Fat Kid’ Monica Hudson

Exclusive – Chatting to ‘Miss Fat Kid’ Monica Hudson

Miss Fat Kid, also known as Monica Hudson, has been a one woman-team running her own jewellery business, Moonshine Spectrum, for the last couple of years. Telling me about her new endeavour, The Fat Kid, we discuss the body positivity movement, medical discrimination, and The Devil Wears Prada. Monica did not stumble across body positivity, she explains. “I got sucked into it.” Recovering from an eating disorder, she came across Megan...

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In conversation with #HerGameToo co-founder Lucy Ford

In conversation with #HerGameToo co-founder Lucy Ford

Despite a slight technical hitch 10 minutes in, I was fortunate enough to talk with Lucy Ford, mega-fan of Bristol Rovers FC and co-founder of #HerGameToo, an online campaign tackling sexism in football. (Content warning: mention of abuse, rape, threats, discrimination.) Lucy is one of 12 female football fans who came together in May 2021 to launch #HerGameToo, a response to the onslaught of sexist abuse they have faced online...

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Activist and archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at 90

Activist and archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at 90

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Rvd. Desmond Tutu, passed on Sunday. On Boxing Day, the world lost racial justice and LGBTQ rights activist, and determined leader of the anti-apartheid movement, Desmond Tutu. Tutu was one of the leading voices speaking against the abuses of the oppressive apartheid regime throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Aligning himself with the liberation struggle in the mid-70s, Tutu was...

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Poet turns Malcolm X’s prison cell into ‘freedom library’

Poet turns Malcolm X’s prison cell into ‘freedom library’

The prison cell that was occupied by the civil rights activist has been transformed into the first of 1,000 planned ‘freedom libraries’. Poet and lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts is using his MacArthur ‘genius grant’, worth $625,000 (£471,000) to set up 1,000 micro-libraries in US prisons through his charity, Freedom Reads, starting with Malcolm X’s cell. The first of these ‘freedom libraries’ is located in Norfolk Prison, Massachusetts where Malcolm X was...

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Michael Sheen a ‘non-for-profit actor’ funding Homeless World Cup

Michael Sheen a ‘non-for-profit actor’ funding Homeless World Cup

Welsh actor Michael Sheen revealed that he has ‘essentially turned into a social enterprise’ after selling his home to fund the 2019 Homeless World Cup. In an interview with the Big Issue, Sheen talked about how the World Cup was a ‘turning point’ for him, after he sold two houses to bankroll the project when its £2m funding fell through at the last minute. ‘I had to make a decision-...

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Native American history now compulsory in Connecticut schools

Native American history now compulsory in Connecticut schools

The history of Native Americans has often been left out of US school curriculums or portrayed inaccurately. In Connecticut that is about to change.  Despite Connecticut getting its name from an Algonquian word (one of the most widespread Native American language groups), there has long been an absence in the state’s taught history that is heavily felt by its native tribes. However, a new law passed this year will make the...

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MET Gala opening show is a celebration of designers of colour

MET Gala opening show is a celebration of designers of colour

Last night’s MET Gala saw the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Rihanna, and Billie Eilish grace the red carpet in a celebration of American fashion, but it was the opening show that really caught the spotlight. The theme of this year’s MET Gala was In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, and saw actors, singers, politicians, and influencers pay homage to the history of American fashion. Notable outfits include Nikkie de Jager’s (NikkieTutorials)...

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