Articles about Body and Health

Articles about the body and health issues.

Growing up or giving in?

Ms Razorblade is sick and tired of being told that being a lesbian-feminist and a vegan is boring, prudish, and dull, dull, dull. Is refusing men, meat and porn a sign of immaturity - or is 'growing up' really just giving in?

Ms Razorblade // 20 July 2004

Categories: Body and Health, Feminism, Sex and Relationships

Contraception and Control – Teenage Rights

Megan argues that teenagers deserve the same control over their bodies and rights to contraception as any other women - without having to go through their parents.

Megan // 1 June 2004

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

Reproductive freedom in the UK.

Andy Roberts wonders why so few of us are aware of the threats to reproductive choice in the UK.

Andy Roberts // 16 June 2003

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

Dysfunctional, moi? The Myth of Female Sexual Dysfunction and its Medicalisation

Jennifer Drew tears apart the the myth of 'female sexual dysfunction', and looks at how female sexuality is becoming increasingly medicalised.

Jennifer Drew // 16 April 2003

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

Responses to Bloody Disgrace

Several responses were received to the article Bloody Disgrace by Lindsay.

Various Authors //

Categories: Body and Health

Bloody Disgrace

If menstruation isn't a 'curse' anymore, why do we treat it that way? By Lindsay

Lindsay // 16 March 2003

Categories: Body and Health

Bad Mothers

Claire Riley is one woman who's sure she'll never go 'warm, mushy and gaga' over motherhood, and here she argues that feminism needs to bust the 'perfect mother' myth.

Clare Riley // 16 September 2002

Categories: Body and Health

More responses to ‘The Biological Clock’

A couple more responses were received to the article The Biological Clock from February 2002. The article had already promted a response in March from Niamh Devlin.

Various Authors // 16 August 2002

Categories: Body and Health

Response to ‘The Biological Clock’

Niamh Devlin tells us motherhood rocks, in response to the article The Biological Clock

Niamh Devlin // 16 March 2002

Categories: Body and Health

The Biological Clock

Catherine Redfern wonders what would convince her to ever have kids

Catherine Redfern // 16 February 2002

Categories: Body and Health

Response to ‘The Signs of Ageing’

Lyn Cicada responds to the article The Signs of Ageing

Lyn Cicada // 16 October 2001

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media

The Signs of Ageing

Wrinkles? Come and have a go, if you think you're hard enough. Go on then, crows-feet, you don't scare me! I laugh at you! Ha ha ha! Grey? Grey? It's silver, you imbecile. Yes, you too can have this attitude to ageing. Just follow our three step plan, click here. By Catherine Redfern

Catherine Redfern // 13 June 2001

Categories: Body and Health, Fashion and Image

Teenagers and Cosmetic Surgery

Why are more and more young women opting for breast implants? Catherine Redfern offers an explanation.

Catherine Redfern // 16 April 2001

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media, Fashion and Image

The Morning After

In January Baroness Young tried to stop emergency contraception being sold over the counter in chemists. Here's why the House of Lords were right to reject her arguments, says Catherine Redfern.

Catherine Redfern // 18 March 2001

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

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