His name has become a byword for deviancy and sexual cruelty. But Sade has also provided creative inspiration for generations of writers and artists.
Written in 1929, this short, passionate book highlighting the silencing of women's voices continues to shape our culture.
As the finance minister of a G7 nation, Chrystia Freeland has entered a club of political leaders whose entire world view is shaped by neoliberalism. Will she find a way to promote real feminism?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death sparked many tributes to her work ending sex discrimination against women. That work also paved the way for successes in the fight for equal rights for the LGBTQ community.
In the 13 years the show has been on the air, the Kardashians have become a cultural juggernaut shaping culture as we know it.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's song has cause an uproar for its explicit expression of female sexuality.
In this age of social distancing and lockdowns, communion is hard to find especially for more than two million Australians who live alone. A whipsmart feminist podcast can help.
The authors argue South Asian immigrants to Canada have become complicit in the state's racial and capitalist agendas.
There are reasons many female writers chose to publish under male pseudonyms. Republishing their books under their female names denies them agency.
The Women's Prize for Fiction has just published 25 literary works by female authors with their real names for the first time. Could we do the same for Miles Franklin and Henry Handel Richardson here?
When female public figures are sexualised it takes away from their perceived competence. For Brett Sutton, it seems to be a bonus. But that doesn't mean it's a good thing.
From having small brains to being better at reading, it is often argued that women aren't well suited to do science.
Before vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, before presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, before Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, there was Congresswoman and firebrand Bella Abzug.
The emergence of female-oriented erotica has been portrayed as a sign of women's liberation, but research indicates that it reinforces cultural scripts of pornography targeting men.
Eco-fiction to help you rethink your role in the climate crisis.
Christine de Pizan's 15th-century feminist narrative has particular resonance today.
A scholar explains why the players are having so much trouble with their equal pay claim.
Young men make up the majority of black people killed by police in the US. That's fed a perception that black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. They aren't.
Charles Dickens's attitude towards women was more complex than 'misogynist' label suggests.
A group of leading black, queer and feminist academics held a colloquium to reconsider a seminal blackness studies text – offering new ways of thinking about the decolonial project.