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Caitlin Moran: ‘Every few years, I reread How To Be A Woman and marvel at what I got wrong’

“Masturbation, pornography, pubic hair, abusive relationships, wonky tits, menstruation, eating disorders, abortion, the madness of expensive weddings, sexism in the workplace, the pressure to have children, binge-drinking, the pain of childbirth, the joy of life as a modern woman: when I wrote How To Be A Woman in 2011, these were pretty novel subjects, because […]

19 Black Feminist Books You Need In Your Library

“I never realized the importance of Black feminist books and literature until I was an adult. I simply didn’t understand Black feminism until I was much older. I believe my first introduction to Black feminism was Assata Shakur’s autobiography. Reading about her life and how she found political asylum in Cuba impacted me so much […]

Masculinity As Radical Selfishness: Rebecca Solnit on the Maskless Men of the Pandemic

“I grew up with the old axiom “my right to swing my arm ends where your nose begins,” which is about balancing personal freedom with the rights of others and one’s own obligation to watch out for those rights. The maliciously gendered rhetoric of the National Rifle Association, the incels and pick-up artist subcultures, Trumpism, […]

STG Professor Ruth Rubio Marin and a group of 20 European academics, politicians, policy makers and civil society activists raise awareness about the devastating COVID-19 impact on women

“They have produced four short videos under the title of Women´ s Europe: Voices in Times of Covid. The experts worry that the needs of women have been overlooked during the pandemic. They also fear that the post-COVID-19 agenda may be designed with insufficient input from women and their needs and priorities. The videos provide […]

The story behind an iconic Troubles’ photo

“Analysis: how Colman Doyle’s 1973 photo of a woman IRA volunteer in Belfast became one of most iconic shots of the Troubles January 1973 was an eventful month. It saw both the UK and Ireland joining the EEC. It also saw Loyalist paramilitaries bringing the Northern conflict to the streets of Dublin, where a car […]

COVID-19: Gender And Access To Human Rights

“The Covid-19 crisis affects people differently due to already existing structural inequalities, power asymmetries, and cultural and social norms within our societies. “We are all in this together” is not accurate. Even if we are all in this, not in the same ways. Gender is one of the key dynamics shaping how people are influenced […]