As he enters the final week of his Sport Relief project – running 27 marathons in 27 days – the comedian reveals how coming out as transgender prepared him for life’s other challenges
Reader analytics company finds male readers want an author ‘to get to the point quickly … or they are gone, gone, gone’
Bristol firm says letting women take time off during menstrual cycle will make workplace more efficient and creative
Pet charities have reported a surge in the numbers of mutilated, murdered and kidnapped cats. Are we a nation of animal-maimers? Or is something else going on?
Reluctant boyfriends beware ...
For women working in the music industry, there are still areas that have not changed for decades
Around the world, countries are introducing stringent laws specifically to deal with street harassment. But we might do better to enforce the laws we already have
With homemade body products, including lotions and scrubs, you can avoid questionable chemicals and feel like a wizard at the same time
They’ve have been blamed for causing everything from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer, and now infertility. Here’s a look back at popular mobile phone health scares gone by …
Data obtained by the Guardian shows more than 22,000 left empty for longer than six months despite chronic housing shortage
Neil Armstrong, who died on Saturday, reminds us how little we remember about space exploration in the early 1970s.
The Harry Potter author’s new book is based on an inspirational speech she gave to Harvard students. Here are some of the best quotes
Why a laser-like focus on something can actually inhibit creativity
The average man spent 1012 hours online in 2012, while women spent 741 hours - what are you surfing for boys ?
With technology moving so quickly it is so inspiring to sit back and take a look at the ground breaking work that was undertaken in 2012.
Last night, an HBO drama took place in my head.
Another brilliantly funny Tumblr - this one is dedicated to the authors inbox, covering "Genuine emails that people feel the need to send to all staff."
Transport for London approves creation of protected cycle routes across the capital despite warnings of traffic gridlock
Breastfeeding classes, midwife visits and peer support are increasingly being scaled backed or stopped, threatening health and wellbeing of new familes
A new report shows how the ‘scarcity mindset’ affects those living in poverty – they focus on the short term, internalise negative images and have feelings of failure
Some enlightened employers offer pet-ernity leave. I’m not saying we should prioritise animals over children, but I do have three rescues of my own
For many women, especially those who are not white or middle class, the debate over whether individual choices are empowering or not is stale and distracting
One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth. But some things defy calculation