Articles from April 2004

If… Women Ruled the World (review 2)

The BBC 'disaster' series If... included a programme called If... Women Ruled the World which attempted to predict gender relations in 2020. Did it make a valid point, or was it just an extended version of the old Harry Enfield 'Women: know your limits!' sketch? Reviewed by Jennifer Drew

Jennifer Drew // 20 April 2004

Categories: Television

If… Women Ruled the World (review 1)

The BBC 'disaster' series If... included a programme called If... Women Ruled the World which attempted to predict gender relations in 2020. Did it make a valid point, or was it just an extended version of the old Harry Enfield 'Women: know your limits!' sketch? Reviewed by Meera Palia

Meera Palia //

Categories: Television

Women and War

'The girl behind the man behind the gun,' reads a poster for Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. But this Imperial War Museum exhibition does not leave women in the wings, writes Tamlyn Monson.

Tamlyn Monson // 19 April 2004

Categories: Events

A Perfect Delusion

What effect are men's magazines having on men's views of women and heterosexual relationships? Samantha Lyster thinks men who fall for the magazines' propaganda about women are setting themselves up for a fall.

Samantha Lyster //

Categories: Culture and Media, Fashion and Image, Men, Sex and Relationships

Surf’s Up! In praise of the second wave

Finn Mackay offers a rousing call to arms for UK feminists to rekindle the spirit of second wave feminism.

Finn Mackay //

Categories: Feminism

Handbags and Gladrags

Keys, tissues, Vaseline, sunglasses, batteries, tampons, gloves, paracetamol, sewing kit, rescue remedy... How come women feel naked without a handbag stuffed with items 'just in case', but men can cope with a pocket or two? Beth Anderson challenges us to travel light for a change.

Beth Anderson //

Categories: Fashion and Image

News roundup for April 2004

A round up of the months news, compiled by Sara Vali

Sara Vali //

Categories: News

Le Tigre – London Astoria, April 2004

Jess McCabe finds Le Tigre on top form at the Astoria.

Jess McCabe // 18 April 2004

Categories: Music

Refusing to Be a Man

Why is 'girl' a terrible insult, why can't boys wear pink, and why are there boxes of tissues labelled 'for men'? Catherine Redfern explains how 'Refusing to be a Man' by John Stoltenberg may hold the answer.

Catherine Redfern // 16 April 2004

Categories: Books

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