Mar 28, 2017
A Canadian school’s new women studies course is offering lessons in ‘polite conversation’ and dinner parties. Boys like dinner parties too, says Vix Leyton, and, besides, polite chit-chat sucks.
Mar 23, 2017
Standard Issue writers are exploring when they knew they were feminist. Nicola Ranson was top in her maths class. Not that her teacher cared.
Mar 21, 2017
Positive birth experience? You can stick that up your episiotomy scar, says Cath Janes.
Mar 22, 2017
Manners and fairness about different women’s experiences are important to us at Standard Issue, so when Milli Hill asked for the right to reply, we said yes.
Mar 21, 2017
As a fairly new mum, Tania Edwards is learning to moderate her language. And recalling a few old favourites.
Mar 15, 2017
Corbyn’s supporters think only they can see how brilliant he is – and they’re right, says Tania Edwards.
Mar 14, 2017
Four months since the death of her sister Annie, Jo Caulfield is navigating situations she didn’t even realise existed.
Feb 28, 2017
If Sarah Kendall’s asking that question, the answer is yes. She tells us how she learned to love playing fast and loose with the truth.
Feb 27, 2017
A relationship which makes Harriet Dyer utterly happy to be herself has brought the succession of moronic dunderheads she previously let into her life into sharp focus.
Feb 23, 2017
Maybe it’s your baby’s toothless grin. Maybe it’s the feel of crunchy snow under your feet. Or maybe it’s an unopened bag of Minstrels. What’s your ultimate pick-me-up?