Articles about 'comments'

How reading the comments can help the women’s movement

The comments section is often rife with dark abuse but exposes how deep certain types of prejudice run. It’s something feminists can’t ignore, writes Tilly Grove

Guest Blogger // 23 September 2017

Categories: Blog

Follow-up: How I made sure I didn’t go home with a rapist

In light of comments on Facebook responding to my post yesterday, it seems there are some points I need to clarify...

Amber Collins // 10 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Modern fairytale characters: a brief guide

The Troll of Random Misogyny lives under many bridges; although the Guardian seems to be one of his favourite places to lurk, possibly because of its soft liberal padding...

katyha // 25 January 2012

Categories: Blog

“Saint or she-devil?” How about neither?

The case surrounding the horrific murder of Meredith Kercher and subsequent reporting on the convicted (now acquitted) killers is well-trodden ground in terms of feminist critique. I’ve tended to avoid...

Holly Combe // 5 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Last ever comment round up – April & May 2011

It’s the end of an era: I’ve posted the last ever monthly round-up of comments on features and reviews. It was a difficult decision to move away from a letters-to-the-editor...

Jess McCabe // 12 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Comments from April & May 2011

Our last ever comment round-up! We're switching over to live comments, posted directly under the feature. So if you have something more to add to the discussion, just click over to the feature...

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Comments

Bear with us…

If you’ve been trying to comment on The F-Word today, and run into issues, it’s because we’ve got some technical problems going on behind the scenes right now. Apologies: it’s...

Jess McCabe // 10 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Introducing… the new-look F-Word

Notice anything different? Yep, that’s right! The long-awaited F-Word redesign went live this morning… We hope you love the new site as much as we do. It’s great to be...

Jess McCabe // 7 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Comments on features and reviews – February and March 2011

What did readers have to say about our features and reviews in the last two months? You just need to click here to find out. Popular topics: Kitty’s musings on...

Jess McCabe // 8 April 2011

Categories: Blog

January comments on features and reviews – ready to read now

Latest comments on features and reviews are up now and ready for your perusal. Massive thanks as usual to Helen G for her work coding up comments into a manageable...

Jess McCabe // 9 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Women at Comment is Free & CiF trespass

Today is CiF trespass. In response to the commenting atmosphere at the Guardian’s debate site, Comment is Free, Rowan Davies came up with the proposal: The idea is that people...

Jess McCabe // 10 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Scrawl on us: comments November 2010

The November edition of our round-up of comments on features and reviews is up and ready for your reading pleasure. Kudos once again to Helen G, who does the job...

Jess McCabe // 12 December 2010

Categories: Blog

October’s comments on features & reviews… finally up!

Comments on features and reviews from October are posted and waiting for you to read. As you will see from the first comment and response, I’m thinking about a switch...

Jess McCabe // 28 November 2010

Categories: Blog

September feature/review comments online now

Belatedly, click here to read the comments round-up on features and reviews from September. From the archive this month, Sophie Platt’s feature on the taboo against girls masturbating. Massive thanks...

Jess McCabe // 18 October 2010

Categories: Blog

August comments and review comments, for your perusal

Features and reviews comments received in the summery rainy month of August* are up now and ready for your reading pleasure. We were overwhelmed with responses to Hannah’s cystitis feature,...

Jess McCabe // 3 September 2010

Categories: Blog

Oppression olympics: the privilege paradox?

We all know that, just like men, women are not all the same. We come in different shapes and sizes. We come from different backgrounds and ethnic groups. Some of...

Holly Combe // 23 August 2010

Categories: Blog

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