feminism

feminism

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.
Hannah Ewens
7.15.19
Interviews

Maxine Peake Is Sick of Remainers Blaming 'Racist Northerners'

We spoke to the 'Gwen' star about Brexit, despair and trans rights.
Michael Segalov
7.10.19
Photography

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."
Mirjana Milovanovic
4.5.19
comedy

'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.
Annie Lord
3.21.19
tv

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

The Hulu series doesn't apologise to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
3.21.19
feminism

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?
Nona Willis Aronowitz
3.18.19
International Women's Day 2019

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.
Emma Garland
3.8.19
International Women's Day 2019

Brands Need Different Priorities on International Women's Day

Fewer pink cupcakes, more social responsibility.
Lauren O'Neill
3.8.19
feminism

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.
Freya Marshall Payne
2.28.19
brits 2019

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.
Lauren O'Neill
2.21.19
Views My Own

Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.
Lori Fox
2.20.19
feminism

Why Is Mainstream Feminism Chasing Its Own Tail?

Lately, it's felt like many of the 'feminist' issues brought to light by journalism and publishing are conversations we've already had.
Lauren O'Neill
2.11.19
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