11 hours ago
Ne me touche pas… the shift in sex and power sweeping France

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2020/feb/23/ne-me-touche-pas-the-shift-in-sex-and-power-sweeping-france

Since #MeToo, France’s notoriously liberal attitudes to sex and sexual power are under the microscope as never before, says Natasha Lehrer

11 hours ago
Like a natural woman: how the female gaze is finally bringing real life to the screen

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/feb/22/the-female-gaze-brings-a-welcome-touch-of-reality-to-art

From Portrait of a Lady on Fire in cinemas to Fleabag on television, realistic women are at last being shown looking back at the world that is looking at them

2 weeks ago
Feminism, flour bombs and the first black Miss World

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/09/miss-world-contest-1970-new-film-misbehaviour-jennifer-hosten-first-black-winner

Millions watched as protesters took over the 1970 Miss World contest. Now, as a film recounts the story, Jennifer Hosten tells of winning the crown and her own battle with racism

2 weeks ago
Ian Paterson inquiry: culture of denial allowed rogue breast surgery

A culture of denial… and possibly male elitism?
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/feb/04/ian-paterson-inquiry-culture-of-denial-allowed-rogue-breast-surgery

Report says hospitals displayed wilful blindess to damaging operations on hundreds of patients

3 weeks ago
The rise of the red-carpet dandy

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2020/feb/02/the-rise-of-the-red-carpet-dandies-male-stars-are-dumping-the-tux

Male movie stars are dumping the tux to create fabulous fashion ‘moments’ in gender-blurring outfits that break the rules of red-carpet dressing. What will we see at next Sunday’s Oscars?

3 weeks ago
Why do men get exams re-graded more than women? | Torsten Bell

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/02/men-get-exams-re-graded-more-than-women

Female candidates outperform male in the examination hall – but they’re less likely to complain about disappointing results

3 weeks ago
Congressional Lawmakers Agree: There’s No Time Limit on Equality

ERA..almost there
https://msmagazine.com/2020/01/29/congressional-lawmakers-agree-theres-no-time-limit-on-equality/

Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment after a crossover vote Monday, pushing the historic fight for women’s constitutional equality past the finish line—and See more

3 weeks ago
Church sorry for saying that sex is just for married heterosexuals

no comment necessary or possible!
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/30/church-of-england-apologises-over-sex-comments

Church of England archbishops acknowledge pastoral guidance ‘jeopardised trust’

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