African feminists have moved away from critiquing Western feminisms to creating spaces where they can embrace themselves, writes Pontsho Pilane.
Pontsho Pilane writes about her deep connection with both her faith and her feminism, and her efforts to make sense of the two together.
Arguably one of the world’s most famous women, Kim K raises more questions than provides answers.
Beyoncé is often overlooked in terms of her cultural contributions and artistic value, but is, in many respects, all things to many black women.
An academic slates the singer for being unfeminist but ignores how young the fans are.
With articles on guitar goddesses such as St Vincent written by women, the magazine dispels the myth that learning to shred is a male-only pursuit.
In this week’s episode we look at the unintended consequences of BIC's sexist women’s day advert and just a few of Jacob Zuma’s ‘oops’ moments.
Women's Day marks the protest of women against apartheid policies. But six decades on black women have yet to fully embrace feminism as a discourse.
Matt Haig wanted to explore new ideas about masculinity, but found outrage and ire instead.
Modern rebellion is spectacular, it is feminist, and it is led by Charlize Theron.
There's a new style of femininity among young, privileged women in Lagos, Nigeria. Department of culture PhD candidate Simi Dosekun delves into it.
Readers write in about Biko, oppression and struggle, and the KZN police.
The fight for women's rights has too often been stigmatised and ignored in favour of race politics.
Fleek’s the new buzzword for trendy. But when it comes to what’s on your feet, only men can be fleek, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Women gamers are receiving harsh threats online for "poking deftly into the subculture's most sensitive nerve", writes Alistair Fairweather.
Given the choice between fighting gender norms and period pain, you will be tempted to choose the latter. Don’t do that, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Men should realise that violence against women is fuelled by our own sexist attitudes.
The struggle for gender equality has often been driven from outside the ANC.
Kate Bush shows how women come into their own if men don’t mess with their creativity.