In defence of Caitlin Moran and populist feminism
By Rhiannon and Holly - 22 October 9:41

Some educated women seem to want to keep feminism for themselves and cloak it in esoteric theory.

Who killed Charlotte Pinkney?
By Alan White - 20 October 11:37

The disappearance of a teenager in a small Devonian town still raises questions nearly a decade later, writes Alan White.

New Statesman
Missouri priest's homophobic speech has a surprisingly heartwarming twist
By Alex Hern - 20 October 10:17

Saying more than that would give the game away...

New Statesman
Tales of an unjust justice
By Teng Biao - 18 October 8:14

If it is true that you won’t understand Chinese society through Xinwen Lianbo (Chinese state television’s daily news programme), you should not build a picture of China’s legal system from its laws, either. In many cases, legal clauses have not been properly implemented.

New Statesman
My lesson in human rights
By Liu Xiaoyuan - 18 October 8:02

On the afternoon of 2 April 2011, Beijing police suddenly summoned me to the local police station. Without any legal procedure or permission, they turned on my computer and inspected my email account and QQ chat records. I was detained for more than ten hours.

10 things Mehdi Hasan learned from debating abortion on Twitter
By Mehdi Hasan - 16 October 10:36

A response to the reaction to my most recent column.

A banner carried during a march on the International Day of Abortion in Mexico
Abortion, reason and the left: Why Mehdi Hasan is wrong
By Caroline Criado-Perez - 15 October 8:51

It's a lack of consideration of women's lives, not gender or faith, that sours the abortion debate.

Many disabled people and carers derive comfort and support from their church
Disability should not be seen as a "punishment" for abortion or anything else
By Nicky Clark - 13 October 12:00

It is obscene to degrade and stigmatise disabled people as some kind of punishment for past wrongdoing.

An Evening Standard reader looks at in-utero pictures
Being pro-life doesn’t make me any less of a lefty
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 October 8:03

Abortion is one of those rare political issues on which left and right seem to have swapped ideologies.

New Statesman
This is class war! Between club class and economy, that is
By Nicholas Lezard - 11 October 7:40

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.

Norman Tebbit
The secret Tebbit test
By Anthony Clavane - 11 October 6:52

The forthcoming Poland-England match is a test of whether formerly Polish Jews now see themselves as entirely English.

Solving addiction lies in empowerment, not shame
By Beth Burgess - 10 October 11:45

Brighton's Recovery Walk is an important sign that stigma about addiction isn't acceptable.

Disabled protestors demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament about cuts to d
Who benefits from disability cuts?
By Caroline Criado-Perez - 04 October 16:11

Tax evasion, not disability benefit fraud, is the real scandal.

New Statesman
The death of the Cromarty fisherfolk dialect
By Helen Lewis - 04 October 13:38

Listening to extinct languages and dialects is an eerie, but incredible, experience.

The traditional post-Saturnalian full English breakfast
Razors returns, sherry is drunk and Virgil is quoted at length
By Nicholas Lezard - 04 October 10:53

Could you all please be a little quieter? Razors has been here and I am feeling a bit delicate this morning. Thank you. The Aymara people of Peru and Bolivia have a very good word to describe the condition of a hangover: umjayanipxitütuwa – “they must have made me drink”.

For every sharp suit there’s Fergie’s cardie
By Hunter Davies - 03 October 17:17

Hunter Davies' "The Fan" column.

The new Minister for Women and Equalities, Maria Miller.
Maria Miller’s abortion stance means she’s no friend to women
By Zoe Stavri - 03 October 14:19

Zoe Stavri argues that the women's minister's focus on reducing the abortion time limit is either misguided or disingenuous.

Breast cakes. KHRawlings/Flickr
The sinister campaign against Page 3
By Martin Robbins - 03 October 12:08

At worst, campaigners are engaging in exactly the same sort of sexual policing and censorship that The Sun does. The answer is more nudity, not less, says Martin Robbins.

The lazy, stereotypical thinking in Hanna Rosin's "The End Of Men"
By Glosswitch - 02 October 10:04

It’s okay, I checked - the men are still here!

Someone buying a newspaper
A missing person should never be used as an excuse to flog papers
By Steven Baxter - 01 October 11:32

A classic case of "the public interest" not being "what we want to know".

Nuts magazine covers.
Why do men think it's ok to get their "Nuts" out in public?
By Caron Lindsay - 27 September 14:09

To read a lads' mag in public is to declare that women's bodies are public property.

Marine Le Pen
The stereotype of the “young violent male” on the right
By Marley Morris - 25 September 12:11

The received view does not quite match the reality of these crucial "reluctant radicals".

Will Clare's Law really help reduce domestic violence?
By Craig Harper - 24 September 13:44

Not everyone with prior domestic violence convictions goes on to reoffend.

We need men to talk about sex
Don’t mention the sex war - if you're a man, that is
By Rhiannon and Holly - 24 September 10:25

Why, when it comes to sex, are "simple, easily pleased" men always pitted against "complicated, wordy" women?

Venus at her Mirror by Spanish artist Diego Velazquez
Desire that dare not speak
By Katherine Angel - 20 September 6:13

For too long female sexuality has been defined by men. It’s time for its story to be told.

An honour killing with a difference
By Julian Sayarer - 14 September 11:59

A Turkish woman takes the law into her own hands and kills the man who raped her.

A nice, non-invasive, picture of the Duchess of Cambridge
The Kate Middleton topless photos are the grossest invasion of privacy
By Steven Baxter - 14 September 10:00

If you buy into the worst kind of paparazzi antics, you are throwing away your own privacy too.