Testosterone and social dominance go hand-in-hand. Yet another reason more women’s voices need to be heard, says Deborah Frances-White. And the listening has to be done by all of us. Not just men.
Deborah Frances-White and Sofie Hagen are card-carrying feminists, but are they doing it right? Their new podcast, The Guilty Feminist, addresses the insecurities and hypocrisies that still trip them up. It kicks off in the buff. Let Deborah explain.
Don’t want to do something? Just say no. It’s that easy. Isn’t it? N… N… Sorry, says Deborah Frances-White, it really isn’t. But it should be.
When Deborah Frances-White discovered her six year-old nephew was struggling with reading and writing, she turned not to extra tuition but to chaos, improvisation and some unusually aggressive puppets.
What makes us stop pinning our drawings to the fridge door, or making sure everyone’s watching when we dance? Deborah Frances-White offers a scientific explanation – and encourages everyone to stock up on finger paints
As the Edinburgh Fringe dives into its first week proper, we thought there was no better time to offer up part two of our round-up of Standard Issue contributors who are up there, doing their talented thing.
As the curtain comes up on thousands of shows in Edinburgh, we thought we’d put a spotlight on our lovely contributors who will be taking a lot of bows over the next month. There’ll be more on Monday.
If you’re a regular visitor to Standard Issue, you won’t need telling that we’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of contributors who we love dearly. We thought it was about time we let them introduce themselves properly. Meet Juliette Burton. She’s mad about Muppets.
Sofie Hagen was harassed by a taxi driver. When she complained, he was fired. So why does she feel so guilty about it?
Going to the Fringe and want a few pointers of what’s worth your time (and money)? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s Sarah Millican, Mickey Noonan and Sofie Hagen with more.