The need to control and emphasise the way women look and behave is having a serious impact on girls’ participation in sport, argues Sally Parkin
Guest Blogger // 28 March 2017
Our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, is fed up with correcting people's assumptions about gender
Guest Blogger // 25 March 2017
Sophie Lloyd explores how Lena Dunham’s careless statements might preclude her from being a women’s rights icon
Sophie Lloyd // 23 March 2017
Silvia Carrus, our resident cartoonist, depicts people's reluctance to care about feminist issues that don't affect them
Guest Blogger // 28 February 2017
Ahead of Christmas, our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, takes on the commercialisation of feminism
Guest Blogger // 24 December 2016
Catherine King discusses the challenges of being a funny woman on the dating scene
Guest Blogger // 19 December 2016
Sarah Hewett teaches us all a few things about menstruation and calls for more openness and education around periods
Guest Blogger // 13 December 2016
Our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, is back and taking on the double standards of solo travel
Guest Blogger // 28 November 2016
We won't stop attacks on solo female travellers by staying indoors or following contrived Government guidelines, argues Jane Buffham
Guest Blogger // 26 November 2016
If even little girls doing cartwheels are being told to cover up in case they get teased, no wonder victim blaming is so ingrained in our society, argues Laura Cooke
Guest Blogger // 15 November 2016
Following David Cameron's comments last week about Muslim women, Latifa Akay describes Maslaha's Muslim Girls Fence project which aims to raise the aspirations of Muslim girls against the prevalence of damaging stereotypes
Latifa Akay // 25 January 2016
Deborah Nicholls-Lee argues that too much pink may be bad for your child
Guest Blogger // 30 November 2015
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
Sara Upton writes about the parents and retailers dressing kids outside the "pink for girls and blue for boys" box, and why the "agender fashion" movement is becoming ever more popular.
Guest Blogger // 17 June 2015
Kate Bonynge looks at the third series of BBC3’s Some Girls, a comedy about three 18 year olds that marks a change from the male dominated programmes we’ve come to...
Holly Combe // 17 December 2014
Kate Bonynge looks at the third series of BBC3's Some Girls, a comedy about three 18 year olds that marks a change from the male dominated programmes we've come to expect
Kate Bonynge // 16 December 2014
Stephanie Phillips enjoys rare footage on The Culture Show‘s Girls Will be Girls episode but is left wanting more than talk of fashion, women’s sex appeal and lingering concerns over...
Holly Combe // 6 July 2014
Stephanie Phillips enjoys rare footage on The Culture Show's Girls Will be Girls episode but is left wanting more than talk of fashion, women's sex appeal and lingering concerns over the survival of the female punk spirit
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Beth Startin is disappointed with Disney's makeover of the Brave protagonist, but argues that the other princesses also have their merits and should not be dismissed by feminists
Guest Blogger // 22 May 2013
Katie Eliza Wright introduces The Girls Network, which aims to inspire and support young girls from the least advantaged communities through positive female role models
Guest Blogger // 8 May 2013
Spooky 1960s baroque pop with a cryptic (feminist?) message about girlhood and fear
Holly Combe // 7 August 2012
Farrah Kelly explores how street harassment affects girls and their attitudes to harassment in later life.
Guest Blogger // 1 June 2012
Philippa recommends a podcast episode about the pinkification of girlhood.
Philippa Willitts // 22 March 2012
Philippa talks about women in astronomy, and Marks & Spencer marketing their astronomy toys to boys only, until twitter intervened.
Philippa Willitts // 20 October 2011