Equality

Plans to restrict student loans by GCSE grades labelled an ‘attack on the working class’
Education

Plans to restrict student loans by GCSE grades labelled an ‘attack on the working class’

The threshold for student loan repayments would also be lowered under the plans.

Trans rights charities call for ‘concrete action’ after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform
LGBTQ+

Trans rights charities call for ‘concrete action’ after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform

Politicians were praised for supporting trans rights in a Commons debate, but campaigners say they want to see meaningful action.

Stonewall calls ‘gay cake’ court loss ‘a backwards step for equality’
LGBTQ+

Stonewall calls ‘gay cake’ court loss ‘a backwards step for equality’

The loss of a seven-year long legal dispute over a ‘gay cake’ has sparked LGBTQ+ debate on social media.

Same-sex couples are leading the fight for IVF equality in England
LGBTQ+

Same-sex couples are leading the fight for IVF equality in England

Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem
Joscelin Story

Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem

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Only one in six women report serious sexual assault, ONS figures show
News

Only one in six women report serious sexual assault, ONS figures show

Pictures: Anger at police handling of Sarah Everard vigils across UK
News

Pictures: Anger at police handling of Sarah Everard vigils across UK

Reclaim These Streets: Vigils planned across the UK for Sarah Everard
News

Reclaim These Streets: Vigils planned across the UK for Sarah Everard

Reclaim These Streets organisers plan Sarah Everard vigil despite Met warning
News

Reclaim These Streets organisers plan Sarah Everard vigil despite Met warning

The horrific case of Sarah Everard is a chance to better educate our sons
Opinion

The horrific case of Sarah Everard is a chance to better educate our sons

Male decision makers have no idea how dangerous the UK is for women
Opinion

Male decision makers have no idea how dangerous the UK is for women

#BlackLivesMatter has as much in common with Marx as Millwall
Opinion

#BlackLivesMatter has as much in common with Marx as Millwall

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