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Gender Politics

‘I felt that I had to pretend my son didn’t exist; in order to be professional, it felt necessary to mimic the behaviour of men’

There are perils in deploying bigotry to score political points, but meanings also shift from West to East

Statues of pioneering suffragettes will break New York’s male-dominated ‘bronze ceiling’

The ‘She Built NYC’ commission aims to build public monuments that properly recognize women’s contributions to the city

Cursed images, the latest chill wave and Janelle Monáe’s ‘emotion pictures’: what to read this weekend

Sotheby’s and Christie’s say they are dropping the practice of using female-only staff to pose for promotional photographs – will others now follow

Bullshit jobs, the ‘heiress’ who conned the art world, and the gender politics of children’s books: what to read this weekend

‘Coping as a woman in France is a daily battle: the aggression can be subtle, and you always have to push harder to make yourself heard’

‘Prize & Prejudice’ at London's UCL Art Museum is a bittersweet celebration of female talent

Fan’s work manipulates the archetype and architecture of the body as we understand it

From creation myths to gender politics, artist Melanie Jackson and academic Esther Leslie investigate that most indispensable of substances

When musical signifiers for sex so often become sonic pornography, LCMF 2017 showed alternative ways of marrying sound and body