Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and the News Quiz, and BBC1’s Sunday Politics.
This tale of the “coughing major” is a nostalgic romp through the rise of reality television.
It seems swivel-eyed to condemn rhetorical “attacks” and blithely ignore physical ones.
There is no supply-side issue for a liberal, anti-Brexit party. The problem is demand.
How the trial of four rugby players exposed a deep seam of misogyny.
Without tackling the underlying issues, a gender quota will largely see the slots filled with white, privately educated Oxbridge women.
It's easy to mock the idea of “legitimate concerns” – but it's better to explain why they are wrong.
Alex Garland’s hallucinogenic film is smart, beautiful and has great female characters without making it A Thing. Shouldn't this be the future of sci-fi?
Facebook has packed up the media’s clothes, guitar and complete set of Bob Dylan albums and left it in the porch in the pouring rain.
For all that social media can be a cesspit, it has also enabled women’s anger to creep past our cultural gatekeepers.
If you intend to see Girls & Boys, don’t read this review.