Articles about 'dating'

In praise of funny women

Catherine King discusses the challenges of being a funny woman on the dating scene

Guest Blogger // 19 December 2016

Categories: Blog

Single women don’t need your modern pity

Being a single woman in a swipe-left, swipe-right culture too often reduces us to damaging stereotypes, writes Rachel St Clair

Guest Blogger // 7 December 2016

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

STI dating sites: the sex and the stigma

Specialist STI dating websites help those diagnosed with an STI find relationships. But are they a good thing? Jo Eckersley investigates.

Guest Blogger // 17 March 2016

Categories: Blog

An interview with actor Amy Conachan: “I couldn’t be more excited to tour with Wendy Hoose again”

Lissy Lovett interviews the actor Amy Conachan about about disability, accessible theatre and Tinder

Lissy Lovett // 15 March 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

How to date a feminist

Clare Louise Phipps asks why it's so hard for forward women in the online dating game

Guest Blogger // 8 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Reasons to date a girl with an eating disorder? There’s something fundamental that you’re not getting

In this guest post, Amy Williams responds to a tasteless blog post entitled "5 reasons to date a girl with an eating disorder"

Guest Blogger // 20 November 2013

Categories: Blog

How I met your feminists

US sitcom How I Met Your Mother is now approaching its ninth and final series. Levi Grayshon considers the representation of women on the show and finds that, while the central female characters are sometimes shown in a more positive and feminist light than on other popular sitcoms, the treatment of women overall is problematic at best

Levi Grayshon // 8 September 2013

Categories: Reviews, Television

New review: Millionaire Matchmaker

What retrogressive messages does the formula of this sexist dating show put out to the modern woman? Laura Clancy watches and finds it’s as if feminism never happened. I have...

Holly Combe // 7 August 2013

Categories: Blog

The Millionaire Matchmaker: the unravelling of feminism?

What retrogressive messages does the formula of this sexist dating show put out to the modern woman? Laura Clancy watches and finds it's as if feminism never happened

Laura Clancy //

Categories: Reviews, Television

The Personal is Political

What You Really Really Want and Outdated: Why Dating Is Ruining Your Love Life are anti-self-help self-help guides. They challenge the clichéd, patronising and, often, offensive advice which is usually trotted out in this genre. Katherine Wootton reviews their alternative advice, discovering it is still possible to be a feminist while navigating the minefields of dating and sex

Katherine Wootton // 4 October 2012

Categories: Books, Reviews

Top 10 tips to make sure your perfect date keeps coming back for more

Study up on how to succeed in the dating game with Jilly Boyce Kay

Jilly Boyce Kay // 3 April 2012

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media

Happily ever after?: The state of the TV dating show

Take Me Out has recently returned for a second series on ITV. Danielle Almond wondered what this latest incarnation of the prime time dating show had to say about mainstream ideas of gender roles

Danielle Almond // 28 March 2012

Categories: Television

New review: Happily ever after? The state of the TV dating show

Take Me Out has recently returned for a second series on ITV. Danielle Almond wondered what this latest incarnation of the prime time dating show had to say about mainstream...

Mathilda Gregory //

Categories: Blog

And Now for Something Really Annoying…

No-Follow tags at the ready! If you fancy reading a real howler, check out this prime piece of retrogressive poppycock from the Daily Mail that I discovered through Polly Styrene’s...

Holly Combe // 29 July 2008

Categories: Blog

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