Roxane Gay

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 Director Martin Scorsese  on the red carpet during a  photocall for the premiere of  The Irishman at la Cinematheque in Paris on October 17th, 2019. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Ballots for the coming Academy Awards are still being tabulated but it already seems clear – this will not be Netflix’s year. The streaming giant wil(...)

Stephen King: ‘so backward and ignorant you want to go back to bed’? Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty

In yet another year of Oscar nominations that saw a paucity of recognition for women and artists of colour, the response has been almost exhausted – a(...)

Carl Cederström photographed by Eva Dahlin/OR Books

“He covered my mouth with his hand and introduced his penis. I thought my last hour had arrived. I had the feeling my stomach was turning.” These are(...)

 Roseanne Barr: her show Rosanne has been axed after she posted racist tweets. Photograph:  Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

ABC television network in the US has cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing a former Obama adviser to an ap(...)

Troll with it: Donald Trump and Kanye West. File photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

“Once again I am being attacked for presenting new ideas,” tweeted Kanye on Wednesday. Future cultural historians, picking their way through the vast(...)

Polarised sisters: Roseanne Barr and Laurie Metcalfe in ‘Roseanne’

The last week would been have quieter if the 10th series of Roseanne had been useless. After all, no op-ed pages worried about that brain-withering Ma(...)

Last year the writer and illustrator Joanna Walsh created a series of hand-drawn bookmarks of some of her female literary heroes. Among them were G(...)