Since #MeToo, France’s notoriously liberal attitudes to sex and sexual power are under the microscope as never before, says Natasha Lehrer
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
Coming out won’t dim Phillip Schofield’s starry TV career. And look at Pete Buttigieg’s Iowa caucus results
Why did the 33-year-old actor meet with scathing criticism that the TV host avoided?
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
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
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?
Female candidates outperform male in the examination hall – but they’re less likely to complain about disappointing results
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 congressional leaders in the push for feminist progress were quick to call for further action. … See more
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’