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New blogger: Amber Collins

Amber Collins is keen to blog about sex, sexuality and relationships, hence the made-up name and very pretty picture of someone else. Her interests include weightlifting, cartoons and cocktails, which is to say her feminist interests include body confidence, media representation and getting drunk ...

A greatly overlooked talent

Headed by singer and writer Emma-Lee Moss, anti-folk act Emmy the Great have achieved cult success, but have yet to be embraced more widely. Described as a lyricist who can talk about emotion without resorting to blunt clichés, Moss's intensely personal songs use the voices of archetypal female protagonists and her lyrics are said to be the act's secret weapon. Vicki Ell reports on a live performance at the Women of the World Festival 2012, London Southbank ...