- 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
Category Archives: Definitions
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
Louise Mensch’s article yesterday hammered home a couple of vital points: that Tory feminism is holistic, and that Tory feminism is about equality of opportunity. Tory feminism looks at women as people, not as a homogeneous sisterhood. We’re not all the … Continue reading
I’m a left-leaning Tory – a One Nation type with much in common with our Liberal Democrat friends. But what makes me a Tory feminist? (Besides the fact that I’m not a socialist and I’m more cautious than radical in … Continue reading
The recent blog posts about “Tory feminism” have been interesting. I tend not to agree with Christina Odone, but I find myself nodding at her assertion that Tory feminism is not a new and startling development. No, right-wing feminism not … Continue reading
Today Gaby Hinsliff has a piece in the Observer on right-wing feminism. As I’m writing this ahead of publication, I haven’t yet read it, but I contributed to it the research and I hope I’m quoted. I’m a fiscally right-wing, … Continue reading
The Guardian has an article on whether Margaret Thatcher should be considered a feminist icon. Personally, I’m not a Thatcherite – while I can embrace the free market, I have little in common with social Conservatism. Margaret Thatcher would have … Continue reading