Helen Lewis is associate editor of the New Statesman. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and the News Quiz, and is writing a history of feminism for Jonathan Cape.
Any prospect of a serious discussion about balancing rights has been squashed by hair-trigger accusations of bigotry.
Helen Lewis, Linda Grant, Kate Maltby, Sarah Ditum, Janice Turner & Caroline Criado Perez on the strengths and weaknesses of the feminist rallying call
Getting older is a great liberation from the prison of other people’s expectations.
The National’s Antony and Cleopatra is not Concept Shakespeare; news that many prospective audience members will greet with relief.
The woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault was everything a victim is supposed to be. Is it enough for her to be believed?
Ralph Fiennes's pansexual goatishness and Sophie Okonedo's haughty insecurity are potent, but this production is simply too long.
Parallels between Hill’s case and that of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual harrrassment, are striking.
No wonder the job doesn’t appeal to Davidson; she’s far too normal.
The Old Vic’s new musical depicts fallible women – rather than one-dimensional feminist heroines.
From Brexit rage to Labour in-fighting, we are seeing the effect of distrust, disrespect – and the polarising power of the internet.