Victoria Smith

Victoria Smith is a feminist writer, with a particular interest in motherhood and intersections of misogyny and ageism. Her book Hags, on the demonisation of middle-aged women, is published in March. She tweets at @glosswitch

This popular cliché attempts to be generous but ends up implying that victims are tainted

It is she, not gender-critical feminists, who seems to be afraid

Using untruthful pronouns is not the same as complimenting a bad haircut

Men’s mental health is a serious matter — but it is wrong to expect people to be lifesavers

It is time to stop being so facetious about women’s health

We know the seriousness of the issues that affect us, thank you

Fundamental feminist theories are under attack from within feminism itself

What is being done to some female bodies is changing what all female bodies mean