Standard Issue: For women. By women. About everything.
In September, 2014, Standard Issue launched as a smart and witty online magazine for women by women, covering everything that interests women – ie everything. No celebrity tittle tattle, no photoshopping, no calorie counting, no cellulite circling. Just honest, good, interesting and funny writing from a bunch of cracking broads.
We created something absolutely excellent. And vital. A women’s magazine that didn’t pander to society’s narrow definition of what women are interested in. What we didn’t make was anywhere near enough money and so the decision was made to cut our cloth accordingly.
Standard Issue is now a smart, funny magazine-style podcast for women by women: same great content; different platform. There’ll continue to be a mix of news, opinions, life stories and entertainment, all from a female perspective straight into your ears.
Standard Issue will never tell you who to be, what to wear or how to look. We believe that every woman should feel empowered to simply be herself.
An archive of more than 3000 articles is yours to rummage in. Fill your boots.
Standard Issue Events
Standard Issue Stands Up
August 15 2017, 9:10pm
Stand 3, Edinburgh
Standard Issue knows a truckload of funny broads.
It makes sense to bring some of our faves to the festival stage, including Sarah Millican, Jess Fostekew, Angela Barnes, Mae Martin, Evelyn Mok and Eleanor Tiernan. *Line up subject to change
In Conversation with Standard Issue
September 18, 2017
Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham
Join a line-up of brilliant women, including Standard Issue Editor Mickey Noonan with Susan Calman,Bestselling author Rae Earl, Emma Samms and our very own Sarah Millican* and others from across comedy and the media chatting about funnies, feminism and more.