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The problems Tory feminists face?

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

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Femininity

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

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Slutwalk

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

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Sexualisation

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

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Eff off Hef

Hugh Hefner is expected to open the new Playboy club in Mayfair tonight.  I say “open”, but it’s actually a “reopen” as the original club closed in 1981. Protesters from the “Eff off Hef” campaign are expected to be there … Continue reading

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Tory war on women

Feminist Letters, a fellow blogger, has started a list of anti-women quotes and policies to back up the assertion that the Government is pushing an anti-woman agenda – a “Tory war on women”. I don’t believe that this Government is … Continue reading

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Wading into the abortion debate

There’s a lengthy piece published at Ministry of Truth about Nadine Dorries MP and abortion.  It joins the dots between Ms Dorries and a number of Christian lobbying organisations and groups.  (Disclaimer: I used to know a few people from CARE and they seemed … Continue reading

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