As a woman of colour who makes movies in a world that is the privilege of the white male, I represent 0.4% of my industry. I would love to get to a place where I don’t have to make that statement. It be
The government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European parliament elections. John Halford, a public
• Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’ • Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols
Simone de Beauvoir called its Sunday afternoon editorial meetings “the highest form of friendship”, but after 74 years Les Temps Modernes, the monthly journal she founded with Jean-Paul Sartre, has closed.
Jo Brand has spoken of the need to maintain the momentum of the #MeToo movement despite the fact that some people are “fed up with it already”, recalling a charity event where a man forced his tongue her
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his contract at the French champions for another year until June 2021, despite a disappointing second half of the season. The German coach replaced
Friends of Lyra McKee have started a three-day peace walk from Belfast to Derry, five weeks after the journalist was murdered while watching clashes between police and dissident republicans. At Writer’s
Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. The internet’s most infamous pickup artist and rape-apologist recently announced that he “received a message
Guru, inventor, tyrant, magus; wearer of orange jumpers and white trousers; father of electronic music: the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007) was all these things. Read up on him and be
It was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and technical innovation walked hand in hand with political uncertainty, growing inequality storm
San Francisco’s police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender.
A British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain. The death of Robin Fisher, who reportedly collapsed
Something that is theoretically offensive to me as a white guy may be viscerally offensive to a black man or Asian woman I’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New desert.
Back in the late 1990s a bookmaking firm came up with an interesting new game to keep the customers in its betting shops amused while they were waiting for the racing to start. It ran computer simulations
Change UK could agree with the Liberal Democrats not to stand candidates in the same constituencies at the next general election, the party’s spokesman has said. The former Labour MP Chuka Umunna said
As we experience a serious backlash against egalitarian social advances, Audre Lorde’s voice is as prescient as ever The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells. This is, unfortunately, non-fiction.
It is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma from Europe and Italian reporters ask their English counterparts a single question. “Lee Cattermole,” they
Two little girls played in the grass outside Stem School Highlands Ranch, in Douglas County, Colorado, where a school shooting took place on 7 May. The girls’ parents solemnly looked over a shrine. Flowers,