At that moment it hit me. From puberty onwards, I had lost Halloween. It had somehow ceased to be about bobbing for apples and warty witch masks, and had become all about sex. But no more.
It’s a difficult line to walk when you are raising boys. The path of non-violence is the only one worth following, yet by doing so, are you denying your sons a fighting chance in a dog-eat-dog world?
The PM refuses to pose wearing a "This is what a feminist looks like" t-shirt for ELLE magazine.
The aim of the voyage, and the play inspired by it, is to make “the unseen seen” and enhance understanding of what the chemicals we put into the sea and our own bodies are actually doing.
As a female victim of male violence, things could always be worse. But despite what society and the media tell us, there are no “small mercies”, and we don’t have to be grateful.
Rather than reforming an unequal system that give priority to men, companies are just offering medical interventions that enable women to behave like men.
Superficially, women who write fiction today seem to get equal billing with their male counterparts. Yet their work will never get the kind of avid coverage given to men.
When I was a fresher in 2010, feminist societies weren’t commonplace in universities. Now every campus in the country has one.
For most of my life, I have lived in areas where I am the exception rather than the rule. I have known white men. I have watched them mow their lawns and play softball on Thursday nights.
If feminism cannot engage in a critical analysis of gender and sexual objectification then feminists can only ever be on the defensive.