- 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: September 2011
Australia has recently allowed women to serve on the frontline. While military life and customs hold no personal appeal, many men and women feel the call to defend our country. Traditional thought says that women shouldn’t engage in frontline combat … Continue reading
Last spring, France banned full face veils in all public places. Much as I oppose the burqa, I didn’t support a ban. This ban was designed to protect the state, not women. This article in the Guardian this morning reports … Continue reading
The Telegraph wonders why “feminists are getting their knickers in a twist” over the Topman t-shirts. These are the t-shirts are the ones which say “Nice new girlfriend: what breed is she?” and “I’m sorry, but…” followed by a list … Continue reading
Let’s get this straight: being logical does not make you right. It’s perfectly possible to construct a logical argument based on flawed premises. You take a premise like, ooooh, the fact that it’s cold at night, and form a logical … Continue reading
Excellent news regarding same-sex marriage: the Government is planning on holding a consultation next year, with a view to allowing same-sex civil marriage. I’ll certainly be responding in support of marriage equality, and will also ask the Government to allow … Continue reading
There’s recently been something of a backlash against the Conservative’s thoughts about how to help women. The leaked document sets out the issue – that many policies have had a disproportionate effect on women – and some ideas around possible … Continue reading