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Jezebel £10,000 offer for untouched photos of the New York comic is unsettling
The singer wrote an entire essay on the subject of gender equality on behalf of the Shriver Report’s recent findings
Leading architects have called for more to be done to help women reach the top of profession
The actor Emma Thompson has spoken out this week in favour of gender-blind casting, admitting her particular desire to play the role of Sherlock Holmes.
10 songs that you can get down to in socially conscious fashion
The British actress started off her online experiment by setting up a fake account under a fake name
The controversial chart-topper is the inspiration behind the production
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Laura Bates started blog less than two years ago to document accounts of discrimination 'so niggling and normalised that you don't even feel able to protest'
"The Pleasure’s All Mine" is an odd title for an academic study of perversity: it sounds as though perverse sex is greedy, self-indulgent and possibly non-consensual. I picture Boy George in his flat in Shoreditch in April 2007, with a male escort chained to the wall. But there is a bigger question raised by the title – by whose definitions are these practices perversions?
Education Secretary Michael Gove has urged university leaders to withdraw guidance endorsing the segregation of men and women in debates and lectures featuring Islamic speakers.
This is no way for students to learn
Was it a surprise to be invited to the BBC's 100 Women conference?
New rules are designed to bring Britain more in line with global best practise
A growing number of girls and young women suffer from low self-esteem, with three-quarters of 11- 21-year-olds saying that sexism has an impact on most areas of their lives, according to a report by the charity Girlguiding.
A new law that will punish prostitutes’ clients goes before parliament this week, and is dividing feminists