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#MakeRoomForWomen

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.

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The Guilty Feminist: Naked

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.

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Just a girl who can’t say ‘No’?

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.

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Let the children play

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.

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Me, Myself and Myelin – Why Children Draw More Than We Do

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

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Standard Issue at the Fringe: Part Two

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.

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Standard Issue at the Fringe: Part One

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.

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Getting to Know You… Juliette Burton

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.

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The Guilty Feminist

Sofie Hagen was harassed by a taxi driver. When she complained, he was fired. So why does she feel so guilty about it?

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Edinburgh picks: Part 2

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.