Reading behind the lines
(2 minute read) Nicole Law examines the cost of putting principles into action - even when it means changing your local bookstore.
Chronicling history with brush and paint
(5 minute read) As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Lisa Fraser is inspired by Laura Knight, a woman who overcame the prejudices of her time to become one of Britain’s greatest modern artists.
O Come ALL ye faithful …
(3 minute read) Nicole Law reflects on the challenges facing humanity as she sets up her Christmas crib.
Feminism’s last battle
(12 minute read) Abigail Favale untangles the strands of a constantly evolving debate which risks turning into an Armageddon moment for feminism.
Hashtag Hush! Cancel culture and the right to free speech
(3 minute read) Nicole Law looks at the dilemmas posed by the new tendency to shame unpopular opinions via 'cancel culture'.
All that sparkles is not gold
(4 minute read) Marie McCoy says elite competitors can play a key role in challenging sexist attitudes in sport and wider society.
Sex and sexism in Italian theatre
(6 minute read) Isabella De Maddalena investigates a new project trying to right the wrongs, on stage and off stage.