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Our monthly guest blogger, Madeleine Pownall, worries about what the portrayal of women in popular media is teaching us about gender and sexuality


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Chloe Price is alarmed by the increasing misogyny and sexist attitudes of male students, and calls for urgent action to make women safer at university


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Healthcare and medicine may be improving rapidly, but why do women still face a barrier of shame in the doctor’s office? Asks Emily Chudy


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Posted by Hannah Atkinson

Hannah Atkinson reviews Meena Kandasamy’s When I Hit You and finds it a heart-breaking and stunningly realistic portrayal of one woman’s experience of an abusive relationship


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Posted by Holly Combe

We have created a Flickr group for F-Word readers and contributors to share their own photos or illustrations featuring under-represented groups, with a particular focus on images that are both of and by disabled people


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Posted by Laura Cooke

British companies could offer female employees the option to freeze their eggs in order to focus on their careers. This is anything but liberating, writes Laura Cooke


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Posted by Becky Kukla

Becky Kukla thinks that The Love Witch’s kitsch and technicolour style and insightful view of sexuality, feminism and gender in our world today make the film an instant classic


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Our monthly guest blogger, Madeleine Pownall, welcomes the portrayal of rape in Netflix show 13 Reasons Why, and argues that lack of resistance does not constitute consent


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Posted by Megan Stodel

Incorrect information has been harming people seeking asylum in the UK on the grounds of sexual orientation. Megan Stodel warns there could be more outdated and weak evidence being used


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15 May 2017 08:59
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Jackie Thomas argues that we need to shine a spotlight on dementia as the leading cause of death for women and introduce a gender-specific approach to tackling the disease


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