Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
Four new books offer insight into what it means to be a man or woman in a world increasingly accepting of moving between the two.
I can’t campaign for Corbyn. But we have to work for something to remain of the party after him, which means campaigning for those candidates who offer Labour a future.
Adrian Mole remains a beloved part of British life but, without Sue Townsend to write him, he ran out of future some years ago – a fate he perhaps shares with the Labour Party.
In our gender revolutionary times, people still seem to find it easier to accept the existence of a “female penis” than of little boys who like princesses and pink.
What We Do Now and On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder.
Dead relatives, death-filled homes, rural wanderings fill Sara Baume's haunting new novel.
Gender identity is now embedded in many people’s self-perception, as well as in day-to-day bureaucracy.
Sarah Ditum enjoys Michelle Tea’s latest anarchic autofiction, Black Wave.
Why I love watching women commit acts of violence on screen.
The porn site is promoting a "wellness centre" which peddles sexist ideas about desire and anatomy. Unfortunately, it's filling a gap in the market left by schools.