Women with mesh implants have been suffering for years. And it's not the only time they have been ignored.
They, too, compromising to survive, and working within a system whose rules they did not choose.
Feminism has radically expanded our choices, but what happens if what you want looks a lot like what you were liberated from? Two books look at motherhood, domesticity, and what it means to opt out – or to opt in.
In our family, it has given us a small taste of how different things could be if the division between home and workplace were to become more fluid.
If you believe that abortion should be banned except in cases of rape and incest, you are not “pro-life”. You are anti-woman.
It’s easier to laugh at the backwardness of attitudes elsewhere than to face up to the brutality-by-omission happening on our own shores.
Reproductive technology – like that used by the footballer to have children – is not a progressive solution to the way childbearing subjugates women.
If you’re a woman, your best chance at becoming a statue is to be a mythical or allegorical figure, a famous virgin, royal or nude.
This film, in which witches actually exist and aren’t just torture-addled fantasies, has surprisingly feminist themes.
Overnight, we went from the closest of pals to less than casual acquaintances.
“You always could bring me out of the house and make me notice what was happening in the moment, even – or especially – when that didn’t seem possible.”
Cool Britannia 20
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