Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
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.
It’s easy to view the idea of the world ending as a “cosy catastrophe” – something retro and nostalgic that has returned to the zeitgeist.
Just as it's cruel to deny treatment to trans people who need it, so it's unethical to railroad youngsters into decisions they later regret.
Like the historical fiction of Hillary Mantel and Ali Smith, Danielle Dutton's Margaret the First investigates, more than anything, what it means to be a woman and write.
The first serious election of the social media age, and what we got wasn’t scrutiny and scientific precision: it was misplaced confidence and mass falsehood.
If women were the ones with power – the kind that men are coached to inhabit from the second their penis is identified – Theresa May would not be embroiled in a row about her trousers.
The survey shows that the majority of women who are killed by men suffer their fate at the hands of a current or former partner.