Articles about 'ageism'

Imaginary families and the Social Care crisis

For Blogging Against Disablism Day, D H Kelly discusses the sexist, ageist and disablist ideas which maintain the social care crisis

D H Kelly // 1 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Unsexy women: Love, sex and marginalised bodies

In a culture which categorises some groups of women as unattractive, D H Kelly explores how this has an effect far beyond whether or not we find love or get laid

D H Kelly // 8 July 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Features, Racism, Sex and Relationships

Is going grey disgraceful?

Gayle Impey thought the days of older women routinely dying their hair were over. But a head of white hair on a woman still has the power to shock

Gayle Impey // 18 December 2012

Categories: Body and Health, Fashion and Image

Crows’ Feet and Character Assassinations: Ageism, Caroline Flack and One Direction and Friends

Guest blogger Sarah writes about a recent vicious magazine piece about TV presenter Caroline Flack.

Guest Blogger // 16 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Ageism in Hollywood: Actor sues as IMDB reveals her age

An actor is suing Amazon because its Internet Movie Database posted her date of birth, which the suit claims has led to her struggling to win roles: The lawsuit alleges...

Jess McCabe // 19 October 2011

Categories: Blog

‘Who is interested in old women?’

Rina Rosselson describes the journey that took her from getting an MA in film and television in 1998 to blogging about old women and films at 74

Rina Rosselson // 12 October 2011

Categories: Culture and Media

Dear David Walliams

So, you swam the length of the river Thames to raise a million pounds for poor kids in Africa. What better way to be hailed a national hero? Congratulations. Sadly,...

Laura // 12 September 2011

Categories: Blog

Zine on privilege launches, calls for contributions

A new zine called Dangerous Conversations is due to launch later in 2011, and thee people behind it are calling for submissions – they’re also looking for others to participate...

Jess McCabe // 9 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Broadcasting round-Up (Oxfordshire RTN, sex ed, body hair & Calendar Girls)

There have been a few radio ventures on the F-word front over the past week. You can catch Louise Livesey talking about last Friday’s Reclaim the Night in Oxford on...

Holly Combe // 10 November 2009

Categories: Blog

Criticism and Obligation

Regular readers of the F-word will probably be aware that a post about speculated future scientific advances in women’s fertility attracted criticism this week. I’m not about to needlessly parrot...

Holly Combe // 26 July 2008

Categories: Blog

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