Books Culture

Girl, Woman, Other: the multifaceted reality of Black British womanhood

Bernadine Evaristo opens her eighth novel with a dedication that reads: “For the sisters & the sistas & the sistahs & the sistren & the women & the womxn & the wimmin & the womyn & our brethren & our bredrin & our brothers & our bruvs & our men & our mandem & the Read More…

Opinion

Anneliese Dodds: reflections on Labour’s woman near the top

I first met Anneliese Dodds in the 2019 election count for her constituency, Oxford East. I was there representing Sky: a student with coffee and a press pass, and responsibility only for entering some results at the end of the night. Dodds was there preparing to get one of the most importantjobs in the nation Read More…

Current Affairs Opinion

A tribute to 100 years of women gaining full Oxford degrees

In 1877 Annie Mary Anne Henley Rogers became the first woman to gain honours in a University examination intended to be the equivalent to that taken by men for a degree, achieving first class honours in Latin and Greek. Yet it would be 43 years before she could both matriculate and graduate on the 26th Read More…