Adding a more human element to the sexual education syllabus could stop teens turning to porn.
“Nothing to see here folks. Just some gal pals drinking Baileys and chatting about Ryan Gosling’s abs.”
When men make statements about breastfeeding, they are making assumptions about where and to whom a woman should direct her energies, with no consideration of the personal cost.
Celebrating and examining friendships between women.
When we speak about generational angst, we should not forget that we are really talking about class, and class expectations.
As a woman gets older, she is made to feel ashamed for her sexuality – something that enables the likes of Jason Lawrance, match.com rapist, to prey upon her.
Only women are asked to choose between being our bodies and being a person.
There must be a middle ground between finding menstruation disgusting and finding it self-defining, politically impressive or worth spending half your salary on. It’s just a period. It’s normal.
The government must do more to prevent women being shut out, says Sue Nye.
I have to confess, Joplin's singing had always set me on edge. But seeing the way she struggled to be free made me love her.
When we pander to make feminism more palatable, we ignore the unpalatable truths of patriarchy.
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