Russian government bans transgender people from driving – Not to detract from our own issues of transphobia here in the UK but this is really quite something.
Social media, online dating and Twitter pals: In defence of the internet – This is very beautifully written by a close friend of mine. Coincidentally we met through Twitter.
Woman brilliantly shuts down man who accuses her of lying on OkCupid – This man got owned and it was glorious!
Trolls and martyrdom: Je ne suis pas charlie – Although I too am absolutely horrified by the attacks, I will also not defend a racist publication.
One student’s tweets call out the biggest hypocrites marching for free speech in paris – Silly, clickbait title but excellent series of tweets on hypocrisy among world leaders regarding recent events in Paris.
After the Paris attacks against Jews, some questions for the rest of the left – Silence from the left is pushing many of us away.
Trans life: getting the haircut you want isn’t always cut and dried – This is an absolutely wonderful barbers frequented and recommended by most people I know.
Now that white people have declared ‘bae’ over, black people can use it in peace – Majority culture’s adoption of the word, stolen from African American vernacular, distorted it to the point of misuse and meaninglessness.
Friends (sitcom): Where are they now? – Something a little more light hearted. I think it makes some really good points whilst also making me giggle.
Feminist futures: Red Pepper’s feminist special issue: ● Our bodies, our choice ● Is the future xenofeminist? ● Women and the new unions ● Feminists on the anti-fascist frontline ● Plus: Left politics and the generational divide ● Decolonising museums ● Book reviews ● and much more
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It's not just a policy programme, it could be an overall shift in the political and economic ideas that dominate society. By Laurie Laybourn-Langton
Captain Marvel is Marvel's first blockbuster with a female lead. Miriam Kent asks what we should make of it all these female superheroes taking over the big screen.
The treatment of Muslim women shows that French feminism has not shed some imperialist and racist practices, argues Malia Bouattia
When even Peers are rising up for reform, something’s in the air, writes Nancy Platts. Our movement should get behind it
Failure is not an option, writes Zoe Rasbash
The government played fast and lose with fundamental rights, endangering children's lives in the process, argues Anita Hassan.