Gender identity is now embedded in many people’s self-perception, as well as in day-to-day bureaucracy.
If the BBC were to take seriously its commitment to diversity, then it should make the Sports Personality of the Year shortlist 50:50 women and men. Fewer thugs, more brilliant sportswomen.
A recent study into the impact California’s Paid Family Leave has found that men are far more likely to take leave if their child is male and/or firstborn.
Carrie Brownstein of the riot grrrl pioneers Sleater-Kinney has written an artful and compelling memoir.
In 1909, Helen Fraser led a suffrage propaganda tour of Scotland.
We need a gendered strategic approach, says Sophie Walker.
The main issue is consent. Should we assume that women who have opted to donate other organs are happy to donate their wombs too?
The concept of women deciding when, whether and how to have children, is still a threat to the status quo.
Women’s hatred of their bodies is such an everyday phenomenon that we pay no heed to just how deeply it cuts into our sense of self.
Don’t tell me that high fashion is about joy. It is not. It is about a want that can never be sated and it is about money.
Right now, the future seems dark and frightening and it is precisely now that we must continue to imagine other worlds and then plot ways to get there.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?