Sun, Skirts and Shorts: What is Acceptable?

By Jo Gough When the sun comes out, so does the issue of ‘appropriate’ school uniforms. In some schools, shorts are off the uniform list – seen as too immature for young boys, whereas skirts for girls are mandatory. Does

Sun, Skirts and Shorts: What is Acceptable?

By Jo Gough When the sun comes out, so does the issue of ‘appropriate’ school uniforms. In some schools, shorts are off the uniform list – seen as too immature for young boys, whereas skirts for girls are mandatory. Does

Gender, Race and the Pay Gap

By Zena Gainsbury My friend works in the finance industry, where there are no black women in senior roles. There are no black people, period. It’s hard to see the race/gender pay gap in an environment with an unsettling absence

Gender, Race and the Pay Gap

By Zena Gainsbury My friend works in the finance industry, where there are no black women in senior roles. There are no black people, period. It’s hard to see the race/gender pay gap in an environment with an unsettling absence

Stranger Danger, Street Harassment

By Noa Sasson My four-year-old has a very cautious nature. She likes rules, predictability and routines. She has always been shy, so when she reached the age to talk about about ‘stranger danger’, it all made perfect sense to her. I explained

Stranger Danger, Street Harassment

By Noa Sasson My four-year-old has a very cautious nature. She likes rules, predictability and routines. She has always been shy, so when she reached the age to talk about about ‘stranger danger’, it all made perfect sense to her. I explained

Feminism and the ‘Obesity Crisis’: Production, Autonomy and Health in a Society of Guilt

By Freya Turner At Hay festival 2017, in a talk about food with Rosie Boycott, there was a Q&A to close the session and one woman stood up to ask, ‘do you think that feminism has led to the obesity

Feminism and the ‘Obesity Crisis’: Production, Autonomy and Health in a Society of Guilt

By Freya Turner At Hay festival 2017, in a talk about food with Rosie Boycott, there was a Q&A to close the session and one woman stood up to ask, ‘do you think that feminism has led to the obesity

Are We Choosing Marriage Consciously?

By Taniya Shandil “So, have you been thinking about boys and relationships then?” said Kal, one of my inquisitive neighbours. She popped over to my house for a cuppa and a catch-up, which we did whenever we met up. I was

Are We Choosing Marriage Consciously?

By Taniya Shandil “So, have you been thinking about boys and relationships then?” said Kal, one of my inquisitive neighbours. She popped over to my house for a cuppa and a catch-up, which we did whenever we met up. I was

Redefining ‘Woman’

By Rachael Haylock If you google the word ‘woman’, one of the definitions states: “a peremptory form of address to a woman e.g ‘don’t be daft, woman!’” (Peremptory means “insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.”)

Redefining ‘Woman’

By Rachael Haylock If you google the word ‘woman’, one of the definitions states: “a peremptory form of address to a woman e.g ‘don’t be daft, woman!’” (Peremptory means “insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.”)

Review of The Beguiled: Standing Up for Female Voices in Cinema

By Dean Pettipher The Beguiled Directed by Sofia Coppola Written by Thomas Cullinan (based on the novel by), Albert Maltz (based on the screenplay by), Irene Kamp (based on the screenplay by) Sofia Coppola. Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning

Review of The Beguiled: Standing Up for Female Voices in Cinema

By Dean Pettipher The Beguiled Directed by Sofia Coppola Written by Thomas Cullinan (based on the novel by), Albert Maltz (based on the screenplay by), Irene Kamp (based on the screenplay by) Sofia Coppola. Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning