Articles by Beth Anderson

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 // 19 April 2004

Categories: Fashion and Image

There is no Groom

Can a traditional wedding ever be compatible with feminist principles? Beth Anderson negotiates the minefield of surnames, dresses, cakes, throwing the bouquet and "bad luck" - and chooses not to blindly follow tradition.

Beth Anderson // 19 October 2003

Categories: Sex and Relationships

Watching the Detectives

Beth Anderson recounts the story told in a documentary about one rape case, and wonders how we can improve the legal system.

Beth Anderson // 20 September 2003

Categories: Television

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Harry Potter series is incredibly popular with children and adults alike. Beth Anderson is also a fan, but she wonders what messages the most recent book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, is sending about the role of boys and girls (and men and women). Is the magical world created by J.K Rowling as limited by stereotypes as ours?

Beth Anderson // 16 August 2003

Categories: Books


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