“The sorts of masculine behaviour required for stalking, pursuing and killing wild animals are very different from the feminine virtues.”
As a mother of three sons, I’m tired of seeing male unhappiness cultivated and weaponised. A feminist approach to raising boys must go beyond allowing our sons to wear dresses and play with dolls.
Naturally, it frightens people to think of what a group of mothers might actually demand.
Gone are the days when, as with Anne Boleyn, a woman’s failure to produce the right sort of heir could become her death warrant. Still, as long as power is transmitted down the bloodline, a royal woman’s womb is public property.
Telling women to change their lifestyles for the sake of others who may never exist seems ludicrously backwards
Women and girls have always been asked to see men and boys as both more fragile and more powerful. It's time we stopped.
hile single parenthood can be stigmatised, the true horror of deprivation can be downplayed. Victim-blaming policies allow responsibility to be shifted onto those who suffer most
Taiwan’s supreme court has just ruled that two sons are contractually obliged to pay their mother a percentage of their earnings.
Labour MP Tulip Siddiq’s reminder that labour hurts was not interpreted positively.