Articles about 'childhood'

Little girls are children too

Megan Potts asks why we put such high standards on young girls but 'boys will be boys'

Megan Potts // 9 August 2017

Categories: Family, Features, Stereotypes

Anne with an E tells the trauma of adoption like it is

Alessia Galatini watches Netflix’s recent adaptation of L.M Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables and finds it takes a stand on what it means to be a good parent

Alessia Galatini // 21 June 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

Feminist South Park

The creators of this long-running cartoon are open about its wide-ranging offensiveness, but does it sometimes subvert dominant norms to illustrate the raw deal girls often get? Victoria Brewster considers the case

Victoria Brewster // 2 September 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

New review: Boyhood by Sophie Mayer

The F-Word is coming to Richard Linklater’s summer blockbuster Boyhood a bit late, but that might be for the better: a smaller danger of spoilers and a bigger chance for...

Ania Ostrowska // 22 September 2014

Categories: Blog

Hot pants or hot air?

Is the 'sexualisation of young girls' really getting worse - or has it been exaggerated for the sake of shocking tabloid headlines? Ruth Whippman reports

Ruth Whippman // 26 February 2012

Categories: Culture and Media, Family

The Wilder Life

Wendy McClure immerses herself in the world of her beloved childhood hero Laura Ingalls Wilder. Diane Shipley follows this journey as McClure separates fact from fiction and is forced to examine why her childhood obsession has only deepened

Diane Shipley // 2 July 2011

Categories: Books, Reviews

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