Lynne Segal is Anniversary Professor at Birkbeck, University of London, in Psychosocial Studies. Writing widely on feminism, gender, ageing and political activism, she is the author of many books, including Is the Future Female? Troubled Thoughts on Contemporary Feminism; Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men; Straight Sex: The Politics of Pleasure; Why Feminism? Gender,Psychology& Politics; Making Trouble: Life & Politics; Out of Time: The Pleasures & Perils of Ageing; Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy. Her next book is tentatively entitled Lean on Me: Disavowals of Dependency. She is part of the Care Collective, soon to publish their Care Manifesto (with Verso).