Eleanor Gordon

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Painted ladies: why women get tattoos

The first tattoo I ever saw belonged to my grandad. He had it done in Scotland during his national service in the 50s, so the tattoo must have been more than 30 years old when I became fascinated by it. I used to ask him to roll up his shirtsleeve and I would use my finger to follow the outline of …

Woman who miscarried in private prison 'made to clean up after herself,' court told

A woman who had a miscarriage at a private prison was left to clean up after herself while the foetus remained in her cell, it has been …

A Muslim woman's view on gender segregation in universities http://ind.pn/1jSiz34

If you thought it was trivial to care about putting a woman on a bank note, #feministtenner will prove you wrong

I was pleasantly surprised by something that happened on Twitter today. Not something you read every day, is it? But hear me out.<p>Today, activist …

Vladimir Putin defends anti-gay laws as bastion of global conservatism

Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's anti-gay laws in his annual address to both chambers of the Russian parliament.<p>In an apparent reference to the laws banning "propaganda of non-traditional relations", the Russian president said that on the international arena Russia sees itself as a defender of …

James Blunt: 'My girlfriend's a lawyer not a model and my yacht is a blow-up dinghy'

<b>Hi, James. You</b> <b>told The Daily Mail in 2012 you were retiring</b><b>. But, erm, you've recently released a new album. What's going on?</b><p>First, you need to stop reading the Daily Mail. Second, I didn't tell them that. I'd just stepped off a world tour. They said: "What are you up to?" I said: "I've just …

'Lad culture' consultation finds women afraid to visit their university library for fear of appearing on Facebook 'spotted' pages

An NUS investigation into “lad culture” has highlighted concerns about the roles of both media and social media in sexism at university.<p>Social media …