New Articles & Review

The Food of Love?

When a man insists on paying for all your meals, what’s the real motive? Claire McGowan examines why she fights for the right to pay her own way.

War of Words

“Feminism”; “Slut”; “Bitch”: all powerful words evoking strong (mostly negative) reactions. Should we reclaim tainted words, or drop them for something less provocative? Kate Townshend discusses this question, and explains why the language we use to define ourselves – and allow others to use to define us – is still important to the feminist cause.


A magazine for women that isn’t obsessed with making you feel bad about your body image? Shocking, but possibly true, as Abby O’Reilly explains.