- 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
Author Archives: feminismfortories
As I’m sure is apparent to readers of this blog, I haven’t posted for over a month. I could honestly say that it is because I don’t have time, but the deeper reason is that I have a new job. … Continue reading
March, it seems, is Women’s History Month. Here’s to female role models…
I have an interesting exchange with someone called Zoe Stavri on Open Democracy. Essentially, she believes that Tories can’t be feminists. I argue that I am one. Some of the comments are enlightening, and by that I don’t mean that a) … Continue reading
(This post was first published at Platform 10 on 2 February 2012.) On Wednesday, 1 February, the APPG for Women in Parliament held a panel discussion on the way that female politicians were portrayed in the media. The Guardian reported this … Continue reading
The Guardian has a write-up on the All Party Parliamentary Group last night on women in the media. It’s about 33% accurate — because the journalist has faithfully reported what two of the six panellists said, and completely ignored the other four. The last … Continue reading
Suzanne Moore has taken issue* with Louise Mensch’s article (see yesterday’s blog post). I don’t agree with all of Ms Moore’s arguments. Firstly, Ms Mensch is not “rebranding feminism in her own image”, but writing about how she approaches feminism. … Continue reading