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Ruth

Katherine Wootton examines how Elizabeth Gaskell's daring novel Ruth, a new edition of which is published this month, challenges our prejudices and suggests how it is still relevent today ...

A quick reminder…

... to all those arguing in various places on and offline in relation to Slutwalk that women who dress in a certain way are asking - either implicitly or exp...

More to Mills and Boon than this

Guilty Pleasures chronicles three women's relationships with the saucy book production line that is Mills and Boon. But, asks Mathilda Gregory, why did the documentary makers misrepresent the publishing empire by means of one, unrepresentative, male writer? ...

S&M with Rihanna

BBC Radio 1 has refused to play the official version of Rihanna's new song, S&M, in the daytime, deeming it inappropriate for younger listeners. The BBC-appro...
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What would cave woman do?

Oh how dull. Yet another commentator rolling out the "women are evolutionarylarily programmed not to have casual sex and that's why we all secretly hate it so...
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Cheers, Doc.

I went to see my GP a while back as I'd been having a number of mildly unpleasant downstairs issues and the usual at-home treatments didn't seem to be working. ...