Archive for: June 2016

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Podcast: In Conversation at Mach Fest

For those of you who couldn’t make Mach Fest’s In Conversation event with Isy Suttie, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean and Amy Annette, we’ve done this gig...
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My school’s ‘period chat’… made me a feminist

Standard Issue writers are exploring when they knew they were feminist. Penny Anderson had her eyes opened when she was referred to as a...
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Clear, present danger

Gifts for the teacher? Yet another way to punish us for being mothers, says Sue Elliott-Nicholls.
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Rated or Dated: Absolutely Fabulous

Ahead of Eddy and Patsy hitting the silver screen tomorrow, Siân Bevan decides whether the original still passes muster.
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Eat Here, Love: The Granary

In our continuing series trumpeting the loveliness of places where we love to scoff when we’re out of the house, Vicky Lindsay Warburton make...
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It Was (Never) Acceptable in the 80s…

Race crime has reportedly risen 57 per cent since Brexit won the EU Referendum. Are we really back to the ‘curry breath’ and ‘Paki’ ins...
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Making room on the plinth for women

Tomorrow a statue of Mary Seacole will be unveiled in London. Hannah Dunleavy and Karen Campbell tell us more about this project and oth...
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Advertorial: Why I ❤️ Ladies Circle

When Lara Lachello was first invited to a women-only club, she wasn’t too sure. Now she can’t get enough of the good times, team spirit and...
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The Midweek Quiz

Can you tell us which female writers are in these paintings or photographs?
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10 things you should know about Millicent Fawcett

Earlier this month, Caroline Criado-Perez delivered a petition to parliament calling for the new statue in Parliament Square to be of women's rights a...