If we’re going to grasp what makes Eakins' art so tragically powerful, we should be honest about the man who made them – and the impulses that drove him.
Period product brands may appear all 'woke' and taboo busting, but we shouldn't forget they helped create the taboos in the first place.
Equal rights are not enough. Inequality exists in our minds, in our biases and prejudices, and that remains to be fixed.
Escape the romance trap with these heroines.
If you feel threatened or confused by the #MeToo movement, try channelling your masculinist mystique.
With many men 'missing' from the population in the aftermath of the 1918 flu, women stepped into public roles that hadn't previously been open to them.
The personal is now commercial – beauty, fashion and feminism.
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Sometimes I want to cheer online publications that combine politics, fashion and beauty for the way they are mainstreaming feminism. On closer inspection, though, it has produced some odd results.
Treatment for nervous exhaustion in the Victorian era could literally drive you mad.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
It's been 100 years since women over 30 won the right to vote in Britain. But that didn't solve gender injustice – and young people today need feminism more than ever.
Not everyone won the vote in 1918, and not everyone is living their best life now.
Sylvia Pankhurst's book is the dominant narrative of the time, but was she unfair to her sister Christabel?
Essays On Air: Reading Germaine Greer’s mail.
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The Germaine Greer Archive offers a powerful, often amusing, sometimes perplexing glimpse into the lives of people affected by her work, as well as the many faces of Greer herself.
IKEA has strategically exported Swedish cultural concepts like 'fika' and 'lagom'. But what about feminism?
Millennial Indian women have been leading a new kind of feminism since the early 2000s.
One of Sweden's foremost actor/producers, Helin also plays a leading role in the movement against harassment and discrimination. In this interview, she explains what needs to change.
Good Girls Revolt, One Mississippi and I Love Dick are all female led dramas cancelled by Amazon.
During her lifetime, Zelda Fitzgerald's creativity and contribution to her husband's work were woefully undervalued. Two new films will tell her story.
Both female beauty icons posted 'problematic' tweets about the Israel-Palestine conflict in 2014. But they weren't received the same way.
The first anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington which took place last weekend in cities in the U.S., Canada and internationally indicates support is growing for a global feminist activism.