Revisited: Why is Sex and the City coming back to our screens? | News

[ad_1] This week we are revisiting some of our favourite episodes from earlier in the year. This episode was first broadcast on 21 January. Rachel Humphreys talks to the Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman about the television show Sex and the City. Last week the US streaming service HBO Max announced that the series will be … Read more

Watch out white, liberal ladies – Reductress has got you in its sights | Women

[ad_1] A little over a decade ago, the writer Christopher Hitchens wrote a column for Vanity Fair entitled Why Women Aren’t Funny. It caused a bit of a stir. To imagine it being published today, however, is to blanch at the thought of Hitchens being dragged all the way across cyberspace by feminist Twitter. Among … Read more

In praise of loud women – the joy and power of being noisy and female | Women

[ad_1] No one wants to sit next to a loud woman. I know this because someone recently moved the placement card on a dinner table to get away from me. That label – “loud woman” – has never been a compliment, even though some of us may wear it as a badge of honour. Picture … Read more

How can women get equality? Strike! | Women

[ad_1] On 24 October 1975, 75,000 women in Iceland left their jobs, children and homes and took to the streets for a general strike that was billed “Women’s Day Off”. In Reykjavik, 30,000 women marched up the Laugavegur (wash road), as a women’s brass band played the marching tune from Shoulder to Shoulder, a British … Read more

The new award from the Women’s prize should scrap its age limit | Books

[ad_1] Last week, the Women’s prize announced a new award in partnership with Good Housekeeping magazine. “Futures” will provide promotional support to 10 female writers of fiction in the UK and Ireland who have published one book. The award, however, has an age limit of 35. It’s great to encourage young writers, so what’s the … Read more

‘We owe them a huge amount’: march to honour Greenham Common women | Greenham Common

[ad_1] Forty years ago a small group of women, along with a few men and children in buggies in tow, left their homes in Wales to protest against the arrival of US nuclear warheads at RAF Greenham Common. The steps they took that day would lead to the establishment of the Greenham women’s peace camp, … Read more