Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
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.
Pope Francis has been lauded for the green focus of his latest encyclical. But in his attitude to overpopulation and women’s rights, he is justifying exactly the sort of exploitation he is supposedly against.
In Britain, women’s options are constrained and conditional, but there are at least options. In Ireland, there are none.
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