What is this unspoken authority and how is it exercised?
When I realised that gender was made up I stopped worrying about what "being a man" meant.
Despite our collective achievements, sexism today can seem an insurmountable obstacle. These are the fronts we are fighting on.
Pot Noodle joined the list of brands which seem determined to drive away women. They should realise that ironic hipster sexism is still sexism.
The criticism of Femen and their topless protests as “fast-food feminism” ignores the postcommunist macho culture in Ukraine, the country from which the group emerged.
"I hate feminism. It is poison," she reportedly told her adviser Paul Johnson.
You cannot dismiss the aims of Femen altogether - they are a group of women looking to change society - but Bim Adewunmi fears the execution of their protests leaves much to be desired.
The desire to avoid the racism that characterises some debates about rape and FGM abroad can lead us to make untenable comparisons with Britain, argues Rahila Gupta.
The success of a few outlying women does not mean that the struggle is over.
The pictures from Steubenville don’t just show a girl being raped. They show that rape being condoned, encouraged, celebrated. What type of culture could possibly produce such pictures?