By Hannah Mudge - 01 September 10:56
Anyone sneering at Mumsnet as a forum for feminist discussion probably hasn't visited the site very much, says Hannah Mudge.
By Emma Burnell - 28 August 11:27
I have been told I am “too ugly to rape” and “too fat to live”. Great campaigns have been run to combat the sexual objectification of women, but we must also take into account those of us for whom the very lack of objectification is used as a weapon to ke
By Helen Lewis - 28 August 10:06
The word “vagina” is medical enough to sound grown up and blunt enough not be cutesy. It is still jarring in normal conversation but you can mention it on the Six O’Clock News. Which, when you think about it, is close to what feminism should be like.
By Sarah Ditum - 19 August 04:02
In the world of popular sexual mores, public oral sex is apparently seen as pretty much neutral for men. It's the woman who gets to be the repository for everything deemed "shameful" or "disgraceful". A culture that hates women for having sex is one that
By Laurie Penny - 16 August 10:04
Anger is an entirely appropriate response to learning that you’re implicated in a system that oppresses women – but the solution isn’t to direct that anger back at women.
By Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett - 15 August 08:20
Inside the movement that rescues young couples from arranged marriages and confronts violent husbands and corrupt policemen.
By Glosswitch - 31 July 11:46
With a lifetime of free drinks, doors held open and watching <em>Loose Women</em>, women have got it made. Oh wait, no.
By Helen Lewis - 25 July 10:42
What looked at first to me like a trivial issue opened up a vital debate about the importance of women's achievements in our society.
By Helen Lewis - 25 July 08:17
Helen Lewis talks to Katie Roiphe, columnist and author, most recently of <em>In Praise of Messy Lives</em>.
By Rhiannon and Holly - 24 July 12:20
As Ellie Cosgrave had proved, dancing is as good a way as any to deal with sexual assault.