SUSAN JANE WHITE
Food columnist and author Yes, I’m jolly glad that I can secure a mortgage, formerly impossible for an Irish woman in the early 1970s. I’m relieved I can access contraception, which our mothers’ generation could not. And it sure is heart-warming to know that my friends don’t have to resign from work when they marry a man. But these are basic human-rights issues, not simply gender-equality issues, right?
Let’s all agree, then, that feminism needs rebranding, because it affects everyone. Not just women. Discrimination scars society at large, and these are