Whether or not people feel unsafe over a modest piece of clothing is besides the point. They should have no right to impose their prejudice on others
‘The war on terror does not begin inside a woman’s wardrobe,’ one protester said
It seems that oppression is only when brown men tell you how to dress; when white men do it it’s called liberation. But even French feminism has its roots in colonialism and imperialism
Women's rights groups call the move 'violence against women' - but say it would have been acceptable to suspend the anchors for wearing too much make-up
He claimed many women 'use their children as a stick to beat the father with'
In How to be a Woman, Moran wrote one line that jumped right off the page and slapped me – a half-Indian girl – in the face: 'I know absolutely that I don’t want to go to India, or be blonde, or fire a gun'
It doesn’t matter what culture you come from, women’s bodies and the way those bodies are dressed is still seen as public property – or, more accurately, the property of the patriarchy
'Women see the games as the ultimate reality TV show and mini-series rolled into one,' explained John Miller of NBC, completely missing the point that more women watch the Olympics than other sports probably because the Olympic Games have more women in them
The essay was published as the president turns 55
Is the need for feminism dead? Saatchi & Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts seems to think so, at least in the advertising industry. He’s been put on leave for saying the gender equality debate in his industry is “over”. So at least one senior executive disagrees. Cindy Gallop, former president of global advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York, meanwhile, has recently described advertising as: “a closed loop of white guys talking to other white guys about other white guys.”
Many people have been celebrating the gender swap as some kind of feminist victory… but why? Because of the casting of a white, straight cis male in a role that was originally held by a woman? Hooray! Raise the roof. Hollywood, give yourself a slap on the back for this giant step for women-kind
These men were not extremists existing outside of society; they are products of it. Toxic masculinity demands inequality
We know things are going badly in the political system when the Tories have a better record on leadership equality than Labour. Whether or not you agree with their values, we should be celebrating May's premiership, and the improved gender balance of her cabinet
I’ve lost count of the number of well-meaning but careless comments I’ve received since becoming pregnant with my second child: “If you have a boy, that’s when the fun really starts!”, “You’ll have your work cut out if it’s a boy!”, “Be prepared – it’ll be very physical!”
Spice Girls Victoria Beckham and Mel C have applauded the Global Goals campaign initiative
'People talk about gender equality, he has lived it'