Bodies of work
Clem Bastow So why are they sold to us as aspirational?
Women in Film
Clem Bastow Just as I want to celebrate films that are truly great. After all, that's how it is for the guys.
Clem Bastow When things that are not at all like rape are described as being "like rape".
Clem Bastow As the man at the helm of a movie that will make billions, Whedon is in a position to insist upon real change. So what's he doing?
Clem Bastow Anxiety, addiction, critics... But it's still the best feeling in the world, writes Clem Bastow.
Clem Bastow Clem Bastow imagines what the rest of the 20th century holds for her favourite (and least favourite) characters.
Clem Bastow Does anyone really only carry around a Penguin classic, a set of keys, and one flat-dried rose kept folded in a silk handkerchief?
Clem Bastow "Society’s problem with periods is one thing; expecting all menstruating people to embrace their periods as somehow divine or sacred is entirely another," writes Clem Bastow.
Clem Bastow With depressing predictability, the #NotAllMen brigade were soon out in force, accusing Silverman oftarring all Good Men with the same "potential rapist" brush.
Clem Bastow Yep, we've officially hit peak kidulthood.
Clem Bastow Clem Bastow on six passive-aggressive thoughts everyone's had while scrolling through their social feeds.
Creative pay gap
Clem Bastow While Patricia Arquette might have fluffed the delivery of her call to arms, she had a very good point to make.
Clem Bastow The paid service goes against everything Tinder stood for in its glory days.
Clem Bastow Five female musicians who should be on your radar right now.
Clem Bastow Why talk about anything else when we can focus on all the red carpet action at the Oscars?
Clem Bastow There is one moment in the film that has divided audiences and critics. But is it sexist?
Words for women
Clem Bastow Why must we reduce women's work to girls' talk?
Clem Bastow Fifty Shades Of Grey is not the howling monstrosity you secretly hoped it might be,
Clem Bastow If it comes down to 'artistry' then Kanye was right: Beyonce's did have the better album.
Clem Bastow Giving the red carpet Mani Cam a worthy of a roundhouse kick.