By Ray Filar - 16 October 14:27
The biopic "Hannah Arendt" credits Professor Arendt, responsible for some of the most publicly enduring theories in 20th century philosophy, with an intellectual interiority mostly reserved – at least in the public eye – for white men.
By Elizabeth Pears - 15 October 11:24
When I was a child my skin was praised by both white and black women - but more by black women. A new film, <em>Black Girls</em>, is opening up the conversation on colourism, class and skin bleaching.
By Sarah Ditum - 11 October 14:52
This terrible practice requires silence to continue. When girls name this abuse and speak out against it, they have the power to end it.
By Laurie Penny - 11 October 8:55
Sexual performance is still the only power this society grants to young women, and it grants it grudgingly, rushing to judge and humiliate them whenever they claim it.
By Alice O'Keeffe - 10 October 12:54
I knew all along that Moe was beautiful, of course I did. It’s just that a lot of things were obscuring my view.
By Alan White - 04 October 10:40
In a climate where we still don't understand the London riots, we need to keep the dialogue about gang culture open in any way we can.
By Alison Lapper - 03 October 11:30
Artist Alison Lapper was born without arms and was denied the affection she needed as a child. Here, as part of our "What Makes Us Human" series, she reflects on her experiences, and what they can tell us about humanity.
By Frances Perraudin - 28 September 10:00
Protestors gathering for the International Day for the Decriminalization of Abortion want better reproductive rights for women in developing countries, but few are aware of the problems faced by women in Northern Ireland.
By Nancy Lombard - 26 September 13:23
If we are ever going to combat the attitudes and behaviour that can lead to violence, we have to prevent early stereotypes from taking root.
By Alice O'Keeffe - 19 September 9:00
Alice O'Keeffe's "Squeezed Middle" column.
By Daniel Gray - 16 September 11:57
Why don't we love our neglected towns? When he returned to England to research his latest book, author Daniel Gray found the country's towns a haven of the beautiful and bizarre.
By Nicholas Lezard - 12 September 10:43
A parked Bentley with the number plate I H8 TAX summarises everything that's going wrong with our beloved Heath.
By Peter Wilby - 12 September 8:58
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column: the day I dined with David Frost, why we should stay out of Syria, and who will really benefit from Vodafone selling its stake in Verizon Wireless.
By Michael Amherst - 09 September 9:25
A blanket ban on sex in prison leads to prisoners failing to report rape or sexual assault for fear of punishment.
By Nayla Ziadeh - 08 September 10:25
‘Queer’ is not something that ever stays still; it is transient and, in that sense, in a constant state of becoming.
By Anh Chu - 08 September 10:04
No matter the degree, racism hurts, regresses and divides, but it needn't conquer.
By Sarah Ditum - 07 September 12:27
Sex selective abortion is abhorrent, and it must be prevented. But there is no evidence of widespread sex-selective abortion in the UK. By campaigning against it, the <em>Telegraph</em> is able to recruit the support of people who would normally stand ver
By Glosswitch - 07 September 9:24
A selective cry of “misogyny” for anti-choice ends contributes to a culture which does not see people with female reproductive systems as full, equal human beings. The only person who can decide whether or not a pregnancy should continue is the person who
By Sophia McDougall - 06 September 12:58
If murder was so common that in any medium-sized mixed group I could be pretty sure someone there had been directly affected by murder, you are damn right I wouldn’t make any jokes about murder, writes Sophia McDougall.
By Frances Ryan - 03 September 14:15
A problem which affects all of society has its roots in classrooms and on the internet, writes Frances Ryan.
By Glosswitch - 03 September 10:04
The shock of having children can make us pine for our privilege in a way that alienates others. We need to be more vigilant and we need to be more self-aware.
By Irfan Allana - 02 September 9:19
Why non-alcoholic beer could be a golden market in the UK’s capital.
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 Glosswitch - 23 August 9:26
Every time exam grades are discussed, it inevitably ends up with boys pitched against girls. Well, Glosswitch is sick of it.
By Richard Davenport-Hines - 22 August 11:00
Using details from the huge Mass Observations archive at Sussex University, a new book "The English in Love" charts the changing meaning and reality of marriage since 1945.
By Alex Andreou - 20 August 16:22
When Alex Andreou boarded a plane from Greece, he knew it would be nine years before he saw his home again.
By Rhiannon and Holly - 14 August 11:58
A new app says that the optimum decibel level for sex is somewhere between a snowmobile and a flute. We say it's time to get over this competitive attitude to getting it on.
By Hazel Robinson - 14 August 11:25
Some of the young people experiencing online abuse will be sending it to themselves, writes Hazel Robinson. That doesn't make their pain any less real - but it should inform how we approach the subject.
By Alex Andreou - 12 August 17:59
"Coming out as heterosexual in today's politically correct world is an extremely challenging experience," claims a new lobbying group. Perhaps it is . . . in Opposite Land.
By Joe Collin - 08 August 17:00
Obviously, it's Birmingham.