100 years after Emily Wilding Davison lost her life at the Epsom Derby, the Suffragettes’ legacy lives on as modern day feminists continue to use the female body to confront depoliticisation.
The naked body remains a site of contestation, but what does it mean to be naked in public? Ukrainian feminist protest group FEMEN are making the question evermore complex.
This month sees the release of our book on the much maligned, but also much loved Mamma Mia! The Movie, so it seems a good time for Melanie Williams to revisit the film with specific reference to female authorship.
You know what’s annoying? The unrealistic proportions and gender stereotyping of women in comics. That’s why Will Brooker has created a new superheroine who – hold on to your capes – is fully clothed.
Hannah Ellison. The sudden success of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey has got everyone and their mother talking about fanfiction, mostly in a rather ill-informed way.
Continuing last week’s article on what’s being done to prevent sex trafficking into Berlin, Rory MacLean talks to outreach worker Patricia Green.