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

The Women in Me is a powerful and disturbing perspective on misogyny

No one should be forced to use preferred pronouns

Assisted dying for mental illness forces a dangerous shift in our understanding mental illness

It is wrong to lecture women who feel awkward or unsafe

Gender-critical women are being courageous, but they should not have to be

On gender, some of us are neither bigots nor confused

She doesn’t look as if she is “living her best life”

Why do we forget new gender norms when it’s convenient?

Labour’s dishonest and weak handling of “the trans issue” hardly instils confidence that it will stand firm against sex denial extremists

Russell Brand and the performance of misogyny