Pretty hurts

// I want my daughters to grow up in a world where human lives are valued as equal.

Written by Lucy Steels

Ruth: lessons in disappointment

// There is, in all the stories of the women of Jesus’ genealogy, the story of the wait.

Written by Ruth Clements

Wife of Uriah, ancestor of Jesus

// A continuation of our series on the female ancestors of Jesus.

Written by Ruth Clements

4 reasons why I won’t be seeing Fifty Shades Darker

// The film is released tomorrow - but I'll be giving it a miss. Here's why.

Written by Annie Carter

Proverbs 31 is for all of us

// Proverbs 31. The wife of noble character. Yes, that passage.

Written by Amy Turner

Dare to be doubly different

// 80 per cent of those with disabilities live in developing countries and most cannot afford the necessary rehabilitation and health services that they need.

Written by Ruth Clemence

The art of manliness · reflections on week 2

// The '30 days to a better man' challenge continues. This week's reflections include CVs, friendship, journalling, dating, and your private parts, although not all at once.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

The art of manliness · reflections on week 1

// Read Thomas' thoughts having completed days one through five.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

The art of manliness

// Over the next few weeks, our coordinator Thomas will be taking the '30 Days to a Better Man' challenge and documenting his thoughts here.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

When your booty and thong are inappropriate

// A reflection on the importance of language.

Written by Stephen Cave

When gender equality goes too far

// "With every big, historical movement comes the danger that we will swing too far to the other extreme, tipping the...

Written by Anya Briggs

Magic Mike and female lust

// Why is it that male lust is increasingly taboo, but that of women is celebrated?

Written by Tim Wyatt

Our genderless God

// ‘The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. She makes me lie down in green pastures; She...

Written by Claire Jones

Breaking the shame of femininity

// No woman in the Bible particularly liked flowery things.

Written by Katie Purser

Ecce homo: the path of male greatness

// To round off our 'male takeover' week, Ben Harding asks where true manhood lies...

Written by threads

20th century boy, 21st century man

// Worried about Jesus 'being your girlfriend'? It's worse than that – he's your bridegroom, bro!

Written by Dave Griffiths

Why the media’s male stereotyping isn’t that big a deal

// Role models aren’t only found within scripted scenes squeezed into 20 minutes of screen time.

Written by Jonathan Sherwin

Real men don’t drink fruit tea

// Carl Beech kicks off his all-male guest editor week with a challenge to all of us to realise that we...

Written by Carl Beech

Sorry from the Church

// Becca Dean's letter to young women in the Church, following on from the General Synod vote on women bishops this...

Written by Becca Dean