Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett and Holly Baxter of the Vagenda Magazine


The advertising campaign featuring Isabelle Caro.
It's arrogant to say anorexia is a personal choice rather than a mental illness
By Rhiannon and Holly - 12 November 9:16

A response to Rachel Cusk's New Statesman article "The anorexic statement".

Chantelle Houghton
In public break-ups, why is the woman always painted as the howling victim?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 05 November 14:46

Chantelle Houghton has provided the latest demonstration that the social media overshare is now the ultimate relationship no-no.

Amma hugs a devotee
Learn from "the Hugging Saint" - motherhood is anything but passive
By Rhiannon and Holly - 29 October 10:41

Rhiannon and Holly meet Amma, an Indian spiritual leader who uses the act of embracing people to bring women to the fore.

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.

A sonogram
The age of the social sonogram - where does the oversharing end?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 15 October 10:48

The only way to cure the "too much information" epidemic is... too much information.

On Page 3 and in-fighting in the feminist movement
By Rhiannon and Holly - 08 October 10:01

The Sun's Page 3 is awful and outdated, and hating it doesn't mean that you hate sex, say Rhiannon and Holly of the Vagenda.

The world's top ten best (worst) fad diets
By Rhiannon and Holly - 01 October 8:56

Cabbage soup, tapeworms and imaginary food - all healthy and effective ways to lose weight, if you believe the women's magazines.

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?

Models on the catwalk at London Fashion Week 2012
Thinspiration and exploitation: why fashion is deeply uncool
By Rhiannon and Holly - 17 September 8:31

Is fashion a feminist issue? Of course it bloody is.

Is fighting over "the sisterhood" holding us back?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 10 September 12:00

Singling out female friendships for scrutiny has ceased to do us any favours, say Rhiannon and Holly.

Women having fun on a night out in Newcastle
Theories about "hookup culture" are just another way of telling us what to do with our lady parts
By Rhiannon and Holly - 03 September 10:45

Which is more offensive - being called a "slut", or being slotted into a sweeping cultural theory?

Who are we to judge Rihanna's reaction to domestic abuse?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 28 August 9:22

The singer is not a "bad role model" for staying friends with her ex-lover, Chris Brown.

Ian McShane naked with a dachshund.
23 Ways to Please Your Man, the Cosmo Way
By Rhiannon and Holly - 20 August 10:45

Rhiannon and Holly find out how to stay thin, find a man and cure erectile dysfunction with grilled sandwiches.

How "sex tips for girls" are ruining sex
By Rhiannon and Holly - 06 August 11:33

Is letting someone lick Nutella off your nipples really so different from ‘lie back and think of England’? Or are they just different ways of going through the motions?

Sherlyn Chopra
Just joining the boys' club doesn't give all women success in the workplace
By Rhiannon and Holly - 30 July 9:29

We need to rewrite the rulebook, not just obey the rules.

With Magic Mike, Hollywood has become an equal opportunities objectifier
By Rhiannon and Holly - 23 July 8:33

This film leaves you craving character development as much as cock shots.

Tulisa leaving the Royal Courts of Justice in London
The only ones shocked by Tulisa's sex tapes are the adults
By Rhiannon and Holly - 16 July 8:19

The way to guarantee teenagers access porn is to ban it outright.

A woman looks at a selection of pornographic magazines
Is there any point in making porn for women?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 09 July 8:33

Perhaps if the choice weren't so limited, women would be a bit more interested.

Kate Middleton and Kate Moss
Your choice of "wifestyle": be like Kate Moss or Kate Middleton
By Rhiannon and Holly - 02 July 9:28

According to Grazia, being like one of the Kates is the only way for a married woman to behave.

A 'Henry' vacuum cleaner
Feminism didn't lie to women about "having it all"
By Rhiannon and Holly - 25 June 10:26

As Germaine Greer said: "I wanted to liberate women from the vacuum cleaner, not put them on the board of Hoover".

New Statesman
Fashion victims: why do glossy magazines keep glamorising violence?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 11 June 10:57

Fashion has often looked to violence and brutality as a way of shocking and titillating.

The Queen and Kate Middleton
Who'd be a princess?
By Rhiannon and Holly - 04 June 10:47

Elizabeth II may be the last royal woman not to be subjected to rampant sexist scrutiny.

Sugar babies and plastic porn
By Rhiannon and Holly - 28 May 10:06

What do women really want?

New Statesman
The men's rights zeitgeist
By Rhiannon and Holly - 21 May 10:11

Don't buy into this pretend battle of the sexes.

New Statesman
Women's magazines: exposing their vagenda
By Rhiannon and Holly - 14 May 10:50

You’re no body if nobody loves you, say Rhiannon and Holly from The Vagenda in their first blog for