As usual, I’m posting this in the knowledge that the update is only half finished. But there’s some really good stuff in there already, so I couldn’t resist.
A period of transition
Helen G considers why some feminists are hostile to transgender women
Porn should be reformed, not banned, argues Laurie Penny
Glamour models made me sick
Lads’ mags are responsible for my eating disorder, says Hannah Whittaker
Miss LSE or Miss-ogyny?
Antonia Strachey explains why she took part in a protest against a beauty contest for students at the London School of Economics
It’s So You
Love clothes, but not in a ‘Vogue’ way? This collection of essays on expressing identity through fashion could be for you, says Jess McCabe
What not to watch
A recent episode of Trinny and Susannah’s latest makeover show suggested that women choose to work in supermarkets to hide in the frumpy uniforms. Alexandra M Kokoli reports [ed: Also note the unbelievable screenshot from the show’s ITV website]
Photo by Cross-stitch ninja, shared under a Creative Commons license