Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
Carrie Brownstein of the riot grrrl pioneers Sleater-Kinney has written an artful and compelling memoir.
It is not a question of whether pornography “caused” this crime, but of the culture we have created around gender, sex and power.
The V&A is wrong to turn down Margaret Thatcher’s wardrobe; we can’t deny the importance of her sex appeal, used to disarm male colleagues in a hostile environment.
From Reclaim the Night to abortion politics, men's participation in feminist spaces too frequently comes with no real cost.
The only girl in England playing football in the boys’ leagues tells the story behind her unique sporting journey.
Anyway, Ian Fleming’s Bond was grotesquely, unstintingly racist. As a character, it’s hardly the highest role available in UK film.
Iraq gave a whole section of the British left a sense of burning, brilliant superiority. But that isn’t a good enough foundation for political life.
We can't all be Toby Young.
A video showing a man trying to bag a good, old-fashioned "offline date" by marching up to women in the street to ask them out has gone viral, but it's more disturbing than heartwarming.
When women are increasingly scrutinised and shamed for the way they tend to actual or potential foetuses within them, it is not paranoid at all to feel this legislation as the cold hand of a threat laid on women’s backs.
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