Oct 17, 2014
As a new production of musical Calamity Jane tours the country, Hannah Dunleavy tells how after she discovered the harsh truth of the life of her childhood hero, she admired her even more.
Oct 15, 2014
When it comes to domestic abuse, says Kayleigh Llewellyn, we’re asking the wrong questions.
Oct 09, 2014
Sick of things getting stuck in her craw, Bryony Kimmings has decided to take positive action about stuff that makes her blood boil. Here she questions the ‘brave silence’ around cancer.
Oct 08, 2014
Jenni Murray doesn’t have breast cancer anymore, but she would never say she had “beaten” it. During Breast Cancer Awareness month, the journalist and broadcaster is calling for us to take the boxing gloves off when it comes to cancer talk.
Oct 03, 2014
Sadie Hasler visits the Museum of London, zones out at some dreary old dry things, but comes alive when a section on The Suffragettes reaffirms that there's still a bit of fighting to be done – and that we're making a new history all the time.
Sep 30, 2014
An unstinting campaigner for human rights, Helen Bamber died in August, aged 89. Maureen Younger recalls a wonderful example of a life well lived.
Sep 26, 2014
The Great British Bake Off isn’t just stirring up Twitter, says Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, it’s bringing a whole new demographic to the cake stand.
Sep 26, 2014
Unflinching and sharp, relevant and radical, British writer Laurie Penny has become a pin-up for fourth-wave feminism. Her fifth book, Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies And Revolution, is a powerful call to arms.