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By Lusana Taylor
18 May 2015

From the magazine The antithesis of what Antigone should be

Antigone needs a young protagonist, says Stephen Whitehead. Juliette Binoche's performance in the recent Barbican production misses the point

By Stephen Whitehead
22 May 2015

From the magazine Politics and religion

The Jewish Museum's exhibition Blackguards in Bonnets focusing on Jewish people involved in the women's suffrage movement is a fascinating find for Mattie Lacey-Davidson

By Mattie Lacey-Davidson
20 May 2015

From The Magazine

Du Blonde ambition

Joanna Whitehead discusses feminism, riot grrrl and the explosive sound of Du Blonde's new album

By J Whitehead
18 May 2015

When a vampire wears a chador

Corrina Antrobus relishes Ana Lily Amirpour's self-described "Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western" A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

By Corrina Antrobus
18 May 2015

It was beyond his control

Lily Kendall hails Swedish director Ruben Östlund's latest film that regards its struggling male protagonists with sympathy but doesn't quite let them off the hook

By Lily Kendall
11 May 2015

From The Blog

Is the end of violence against women in sight?

Janey Stephenson asks what the Istanbul Convention can do to end violence against women

By Guest Blogger
18 May 2015

How (not) to talk to people with endometriosis

Kerry Campion draws up a helpful list of things you should avoid saying to people who choose to share their diagnosis of endometriosis or a similar condition

By Lily Kendall
14 May 2015

My sexuality is not a psychiatric symptom - it's just who I am

Charlotte Dingle blogs for the F-word on the experience of being bisexual and having Borderline Personality Disorder, and how this affected her treatment by mental health professionals.


By Guest Blogger
12 May 2015

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