feminism

10.3.19

How to Have Feminist Sex

Illustrator Flo Perry has put together a simple guide to how we can shag in a way that aligns with our ethics.

9.2.19

Jia Tolentino Wants You To Be More Chill Online

We spoke to the 'Trick Mirror' author about the internet, monetised feminism and the ways we kid ourselves in 2019.

7.15.19

The Girlboss Has Evolved into an Even More Powerful Form

Why, under an ironic scoff, women like me are still in love with this update of the 80s 'have-it-all' lie.

7.10.19

Maxine Peake Is Sick of Remainers Blaming 'Racist Northerners'

We spoke to the 'Gwen' star about Brexit, despair and trans rights.

4.5.19

Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents or simply cute girls."

3.21.19

'We Didn't Want to Gender-Bash' – Remembering 90s Comedy 'Smack the Pony'

Twenty years on, we talk about the cult C4 sketch show and the changing face of comedy with its creator and one of its stars.

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3.21.19

In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologise to white people, and that's important.

3.18.19

The ‘Men’s Liberation’ Movement Time Forgot

Nowadays, the Men’s Rights movement runs the gamut from incels to red pillers, but in the 1970s, men's libbers looked something like… feminists?

3.8.19

The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct

As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.

3.8.19

Brands Need Different Priorities on International Women's Day

Fewer pink cupcakes, more social responsibility.

2.28.19

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.

2.21.19

All the Awards Show Tropes from Last Night's BRITs

Vague politics, weird presenting duos, and, inevitably, Sheeran. Last night felt a bit like Awards Show 101.

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