The single woman has long appeared to us as a fairly rigid capitalist archetype, a conventional advertiser's dream - a white, straight, slim, professional gal with cash to burn who is looking for one thing above all else: a man to marry.
Are we railing against the stereotypes of singledom and trying to recreate them because, ultimately, being partnered in some way remains necessary in order for straight women to be viable and visible members of society?
We keep talking about self-love and self-acceptance and yet it strikes me that we're still actually asking the world to welcome us as we are.
2. Equal educational and job opportunities
3. Free contraception and abortion on demand
4. Free 24-hour nurseries