Blogger and media critic Anita Sarkeesian in a Feminist Frequency video.
Cyberhate would deny women their full democratic rights as citizens, yet this is trivialised and dismissed – just as sexual violence, discrimination and workplace harassment have been for decades.
Eleanor Catton won the 2013 Man Booker Prize, for a novel centred largely on men.
We know that male writers win more prestigious literary awards than female writers, but sadly, when women do win, it's typically because they write about male characters, or "masculine’ topics.
Changing perceptions of women doing time.
If you haven't watched it yet, it's time to sit up and take note.
Make no mistake: patriarchy and capitalism are completely entwined.
Wednesday Martin's book Primates of Park Avenue has stirred debate over the so-called "wife bonus", but feminism needs to be about more than the ability to buy things.
Some who made it.
While How to Be Both may be set in the Renaissance and the 1960s, its truths about inequality are just as relevant today.
The sexist language of lads' magazines is increasingly provocative and extreme.
Magazines like Zoo not only reproduce and legitimise sexist and predatory views of sexual violence and gender roles. They also make such attitudes seem normal and acceptable.
Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878, National Gallery of Art.
The gallery's latest blockbuster actively blinkers knowledge of the past.
Sarah Lucas, I SCREAM DADDIO, British Pavilion 2015.
Photo by Cristiano Corte © British Council
Sarah Lucas's show is a (resolutely cheerful) cry of frustration at the overwhelmingly male exhibition history of the British Pavilion.
ITV’s Julie Etchingham on election night.
You might think you're unbiased - but the general election should make you think again.
The original Lenna test image from the University of Southern California Signal and Image Processing Institute.
SIPI Image Database
Is it appropriate that a Playboy centrefold from 1972 is still being used as a standard test image in image processing circles?
Wife of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela Mandela (centre), led a march during a ‘Women’s Day’ rally in Pretoria in 2000.
It is time to breathe new life into South Africa's feminist movement to seriously combat the perpetuation of patriarchy.
Burning to live.
Girlhood expresses the irrepressible potential within us all not to follow, not to echo, but to live a life defined by those moments in which we feel joy.
‘Choice feminism’ asks nothing of you and delivers nothing in return.
Feminism is back in fashion – and this time, it's all abut choice. But does more choice really equal more freedom? And are all women free to make the same choices?
A woman farmer?
New research suggests that female landowners were by no means as rare as was once thought by historians.
We all are.
Backlash to 'throwback' slimming ad is a win for the bikini terrorists
Young adult dystopian characters like Insurgent’s Tris are inspiring their female fans to shatter the glass ceiling.
By featuring girls who buck the conventions of their world – and ours – films like Insurgent inspire fans to enact real change.
Austen periodically runs afoul of a particular kind of cultural hypocrisy.
Once pivotal to the English canon, Jane Austen has been adapted and readapted for Hollywood and Bollywood – and that kind of popularity comes at a cost.
Break the jaw of that anti-feminist.
Marvel Comics response to the idea that the "damn feminists are ruining everything" leaves something to be desired.
Short shorts are big news in men’s fashion – and for that, we can thank the rising profile of gay liberation movements.
Men of all demographics seem to be wearing shorter and shorter hem lines. To what can we attribute this change?
Some criticism of Fifty Shades reveals a disdainful attitude toward fans of the franchise.
Photo by Chuck Zlotnick - © Universal Pictures
With the release of Fifty Shades of Grey in cinemas this week, serious questions have been raised about whether the film depicts abuse – including on The Conversation. Some feminist groups have staged…