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Tanya Gold

Tanya Gold

    Bartoli: Sexism in sport is spite and lust
    Bartoli: Sexism in sport is spite and lust
    Last Sunday, Andy Murray finally won Wimbledon. Saturday on centre court was less edifying. As the French tennis player Marion Bartoli climbed...
    Porn is like meat: Ask how it is made before consuming it
    Porn is like meat: Ask how it is made before consuming it
    The zeitgeist loves porn, sometimes so much that I wonder if third-wave feminism was born in the Playboy Mansion, where it fell out of a cake and...
    'Twilight': The S&M fantasy for teens
    'Twilight': The S&M fantasy for teens
    The Yahoo! home page streamed the red-carpet premiere of Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, the final film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's...
    The royals Katerpult to glory
    The royals Katerpult to glory
    She is a semi-silent, semi-saintly doll – the recent photographs of her in a headscarf touring the Far East invite comparison with plastic...
    Shame about the Oscars
    Shame about the Oscars
    It is film award season, when the role of the viewer is to be amazed or repelled, depending on one's ability to see pathology ­everywhere.
    Yes, but what does it all mean?
    Yes, but what does it all mean?
    I am reading Critical ­Perspectives on Harry Potter, Part II as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II is released. The...
    How to stop punching pot plants
    How to stop punching pot plants
    A few months ago I tore up a copy of Grazia and spat on it because I had decided my byline was too small. So a friend, who witnessed the...
    Death of the actor
    Death of the actor
    I met Tom Cruise once. Well, I say I met him, but really I was just standing in the press line at the premiere of one of his movies, where "Tom's...
    Where are our women superheroes?
    Where are our women superheroes?
    Batman has flapped to the top of the charts, with $200-million in his vault. Superman returns next year --it is easy to believe that we are...
    'I'm available – swallow me'
    'I'm available – swallow me'
    When Marilyn Monroe lay dying in Hollywood, I doubt she guessed her poisonous legacy. Marilyn lived in the era of wriggle, casting couch and...