- Signing off…for a while
- Women’s History Month
- Open Democracy
- We don’t have to choose between shoes and sense
- Women in Parliament
- The problems Tory feminists face?
- Louise Mensch
- What’s the difference between left- and right-wing feminism?
- Diversity in Parliament
- And more…
- New girl on the block? Not me.
- Right-wing feminism
- Margaret Thatcher: feminist?
- Missing author…
- Fighting for equality
Monthly Archives: June 2011
It appears that today is World Femininity Day. Julie Bindel isn’t particularly keen on the idea, as she makes clear in this funny article. Personally, I think she’s overreacting. The threat to equality isn’t femininity per se, but the idea … Continue reading
This summer, we’ve received quite a few wedding invitations. It’s because we’re the right age for it – our wedding was two summers ago, and many of our coupled-off friends have followed suit. And I’m very happy for all of them. However, … Continue reading
In an interview for the Guardian, Harriet Harman MP is quoted as saying: “We mustn’t muddle up Theresa May with a champion for equality. There are some in the new intake of the Tory party who take the feminist agenda … Continue reading
(This post was first published by Hackery Blog on 13 June 2011.) An assertion often made is that the Conservative Party is full of Progressive Conservatives who are, well, not particularly conservative. As a liberal-leaning, One Nation moderate, I strongly … Continue reading
Today is the London Slutwalk. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the last month, Slutwalk is a protest sparked by the comment of a Toronto police officer that girls should stop dressing like sluts … Continue reading
Over the last few days, the sexualisation debate has become ubiquitous. It’s in the Guardian, the Independent, and the Telegraph. It’s probably in the Times too. And of course, all the tabloids. Humans are sexual beings. Most of us choose … Continue reading