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  • Spare Rib magazine issue 001

    Magazine

    Issue 1 of Spare Rib sets the tone for this ground-breaking feminist magazine with an editorial aimed at raising awarene...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 005

    Magazine

    Family and childcare were key areas of debate and discussion for the women’s liberation movement. Spare Rib explored and...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 007

    Magazine

    Spare Rib had a unique style and instantly recognisable format thanks to some dedicated and highly creative designers. W...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 008

    Magazine

    Women’s biological self-determination was one of the main causes fought by the women’s liberation movement which demande...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 009

    Magazine

    Concerned with the politics of the household and domestic labour, Spare Rib also celebrated women’s domestic skills and ...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 011

    Magazine

    Eating too much or too little, being overweight or dangerously thin are issues which are of much concern today as in the...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 014

    Magazine

    Spare Rib explored the subject of the family and child-rearing at a time when feminists were challenging many accepted ‘...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 016

    Magazine

    Spare Rib was a highly visual magazine which used photography, cartoons and illustrations to communicate its message and...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 017

    Magazine

    A key campaign during the early 1970s was for free childcare. Spare Rib followed this very closely with articles that ex...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 018

    Magazine

    The politics of hair (both the wanted and unwanted kind) has exercised the minds of many feminists throughout the 1970s,...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 020

    Magazine

    Perhaps one of the most emotive topics explored in the pages of Spare Rib is that of women’s bodies. Aware that women’s ...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 021

    Magazine

    Women’s sexual self-determination was one of the defining topics of the women’s liberation movement and one which receiv...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 023

    Magazine

    As the voice of the women’s liberation movement of the 1970s and 80s, Spare Rib also drew on women’s history, documentin...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 024

    Magazine

    One of the biggest challenges of running an independent magazine is the cost. The Spare Rib collective always struggled...

  • Spare Rib magazine issue 026

    Magazine

    Women’s unpaid labour in the home has been a key theme for feminists since the early 1970s when they started to look clo...