Pregnant women will be guaranteed maternity coverage to ensure their health and...– Why Obamacare is worth fighting for against Mitt Romney’s repeal threat | Sandra Fluke | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
What’s shocking about the healthcare reform debate is that so much...– Obamacare upheld by the supreme court, but not yet by American voters | Ana Marie Cox | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Do you really really really want to zigazig-ah? →
The Spice Girls have returned to promote a musical based on their songs. It may not quite feel like 16 years since their single Wannabe burst into the charts, but tell us if you’ve missed them, and are minded to zigazig-ah like it’s 1996.
So, the Shard: it’s expensive. It’s off-limits. It’s largely...– The Shard is the perfect metaphor for modern London | Aditya Chakraborrty | Comment is free | The Guardian
Karen Klein has declined to press charges against the children who abused her....– How a crowd came to the aid of bullied bus monitor Karen Klein | Paul Hilder | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Femfresh offers a range of “feminine hygiene” products – liquid...– You can stick your feminine hygiene product ads up your hoo haa, Femfresh | Naomi McAuliffe | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Women are sexualised and objectified and, on the evidence of the pictures on...– Why Zoo’s Kim Kardashian cover is wrong | Helen Wright | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
The confrontation in Michigan confirms what Ensler makes clear: this is not...– Vagina: say it loud, Lisa Brown | Naomi Wolf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat: 'They broke my hands... →
Ali Farzat tells the incredible story of how he has drawn political cartoons from a young age, despite the Syrian government’s efforts to break his spirit, and his hands.
Three years ago, before his memoir was published, King gave an interview to a...
Researcher Taryn Yaeger looked at 7,000 pieces that appeared in the New York...– Why? Read Maura Kelly’s Why women have no opinions to find out
Where is your ‘White literature’ section?– Author, professor, and provocateur Amitava Kumar goes to several bookstores in New York City and asks this very specific (and much needed) question. What happened after asking is worth reading. (via mehreenkasana)
Older women simply can’t win. And despite the fact that Madonna is a...– Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett defends Madonna (and her nipples)
Genetics & Politics: PSA on Latino, Hispanic,... →
thenoobyorker: Xochitl kindly asked me to look this over and add my two centavos, Latino/a (latin@): Someone who comes from or descends from a Latin American country. The term “Latin American” describes a person who descends from a region in the Americas, where the primary spoken language is a …
In my 20s, I wasn’t a good lover – and never met men my age who were good...– Novelist Monique Forrey writes about why she agrees with Martin Amis: women are better at writing about sex than men
When I was 19 I was invited on a family holiday to Bangladesh where my father,...– Forced marriage, from a male perspective: Ajmal Masroor writes about his ordeal
I’ve spoken to a fair few depressive sportsmen and women and they have...– Simon Hattenstone writes about a new study which states that depression isn’t alleviated by exercise. He begs to differ
A recent Guardian project – Tracking the Trackers – investigated how tracking...– Can online consumers have their cookies and eat them?
Among 35 major national print publications, including The New York Times and The...– Men Rule Media Coverage of Women’s News - The Daily Beast (via librariesandlemonade) Grim, wouldn’t you say?