Laverne Cox in Orange is the New Black.
Laverne Cox: Trans people should not put their dreams on hold because of who they are
By Paris Lees - 11 August 11:24

The breakout star of Netflix's Orange is the New Black is a trans woman raised by a single mother in Alabama. She talks race, gender and politics with Paris Lees.

The six most pointless summer "news" stories
By Bithia Large and Joe Collin - 09 August 15:00

It's August. There is no news to report, so our newspapers are filling their pages with this guff instead.

New Statesman
Women write just a quarter of accredited stories in our national newspapers
By Bithia Large - 09 August 10:44

Bithia Large studied the number of women writing for eight different newspapers in 2013 and found some depressing results.

The five worst arguments in defence of lads' mags
By Frances Ryan - 08 August 17:34

"This is a matter of freedom!" No. No, it's not.

Bebo to relaunch with fewer pics of crudely-drawn penises
By Alex Hern - 08 August 15:54

Did AOL balls it up for good?

Stephen Fry: Ban the Winter Olympics over Russia's anti-gay laws
By Alex Hern - 07 August 13:51

Putin "is making scapegoats of gay people, just as Hitler did Jews. He cannot be allowed to get away with it," writes Fry.

What could a Jeff Bezos Washington Post look like?
By Alex Hern - 06 August 15:42

There will be changes afoot at the venerable institution.

New Statesman
Caitlin Moran on Twitter's reaction to abuse
By Alex Hern - 02 August 11:18

Is "can't do it" an acceptable response?

New Statesman
Forget the Sun, this is OUR Britain
By Alex Hern - 31 July 11:57

What if other papers followed up on the Sun's front page?

Page 3 models.
Laurie Penny on page three: the real threat to young women’s health and happiness
By Laurie Penny - 27 July 10:45

David Cameron is wrong to try and ban pornography online when the casual objectification of women continues as a decoy for vicious xenophobia and social conservatism in the mainstream media.

Every opinion piece you're about to read about the royal baby
By Rafael Behr - 23 July 10:31

In predictable fashion, anyone with a column to fill in the next week is going to write about the new royal arrival. Rafael Behr saves you the trouble of reading them.

Would the Daily Mail website fall foul of the online porn filters it has championed?
By Alex Hern - 22 July 11:20

Ban this sick filth. No, not THIS sick filth, obviously.

New Statesman
In memory: Kirsty Milne
By New Statesman - 11 July 16:06

Former NS staffer Dr Kirsty Milne has died.

Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart.
An Atheist in the Foxhole by Joe Muto: A lot of fun at Fox News, but somewhat light on revelation
By Nicky Woolf - 11 July 8:59

Joe Muto, a self-described liberal and Obama supporter, joined Fox News in 2004. Nicky Woolf finds his insider exposé insightful, if a little underwhelming.

"Who will bully the bullies?"
By Darius Guppy - 11 July 8:32

In a disturbing account of an angry incident in London, Boris Johnson's old friend fights back against his detractors in the press.

Are women still getting short-changed on Question Time?
By James Evans - 10 July 14:34

A bit of number-crunching reveals on average in 2013, only two of the five panellists on <em>Question Time</em> were women. It's time for the BBC to be bold.

Murdoch renames News International as News UK
By George Eaton - 26 June 10:02

The News Corporation head tries to detoxify his brand.

The final Page 3 News in Briefs.
Good riddance to News in Briefs, the nastiest part of Page 3
By Sarah Ditum - 26 June 9:48

The Sun has ditched its "joke" that attractive, topless women can't possibly have opinions on politics.

Dominic Mohan is replaced as Sun editor by David Dinsmore
By Press Gazette - 21 June 16:26

Mohan will take up a role advising News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson as the paper's former Scottish editor takes the helm.

Ed Miliband: "a thriving political culture and a thriving New Statesman go together"
By Dominic Ponsford - 21 June 9:59

Labour leader at the Statesman's centenary party.

New Statesman
The art of the non-apology: Serena Williams
By Alex Hern - 19 June 15:54

How to sound sorry without saying "sorry".

Virginia Woolf.
Shame on Vice: There is nothing glamorous about being in so much pain you want to die
By Rebecca Wait - 18 June 15:47

The Samaritans do great work offering guidance on depictions of suicide in the media and creative arts. I took them very seriously when writing my debut novel. Vice's glamorous depiction of women writers' last moments was depressingly irresponsible.

Are there ethical lapses in the Times' story on William's "Indian ancestry"?
By Alex Hern - 14 June 11:02

Turning a front page story into an advert for Times+ is concerning.

New Statesman
WATCH: John Oliver hosts the Daily Show for the first time
By Alex Hern - 12 June 15:33

As first days go, it could have been quieter…