Articles by Jane Fae
As the debate on internet porn and the controls that should be applied gets underway, feminists need to acknowledge that there is no party line on this issue, argues Jane
Jane Fae // 24 July 2013
When it comes to safety, the privatised rail industry is still putting profit first - and women nowhere. In this guest post, Jane Fae finds that a small story speaks volumes about commercial attitudes
Jane Fae // 22 February 2013
Les Misérables is a much-praised musical likely to be viewed by millions. It also contains material that some individuals might find triggering. In this guest post, Jane Fae asks: do we, as the British Board of Film Censors seems to think, now need specific information warning us of this? Or are triggers so individual as to make such an exercise a waste of time?
Jane Fae // 28 January 2013
Content note: This piece begins with a strong reference to self harm. Selective concern by the press and medical establishment - targeting one doctor while ignoring decades of everyday abuse and neglect from hundreds of NHS professionals - has led to great anger and unity. Jane Fae explains why in this guest post
Jane Fae // 9 January 2013
A guest post from Jane Fae picking up on the Paddy Power story that Helen G blogged about on Sunday
Jane Fae // 22 February 2012
A guest blog post from Jane Fae on a topic she wanted to cover during her guest blogging stint (back in September) but found hard to tackle until now
Jane Fae // 8 February 2012
Does this government have it in for women and other minorities? Official line, of course, is not – though as a woman with much cause to be cynical once very...
Jane Fae // 29 September 2011
Should documents be gendered? On the basis of a distinctly unscientific poll, taken amongst a group of feminist academics yesterday, the answer is easy: if gender is not strictly necessary,...
Jane Fae // 20 September 2011
Prescribing is political. Economic, too. But if you focus too hard on the obvious headline-grabbing issues – abortion, IVF and gastric bands – you may just miss the wider implications...
Jane Fae // 14 September 2011
Minority rights are under attack as never before – mostly under cover of George Osborne’s grand “let’s save the economy project”. Those with privilege and agenda are looking to roll...
Jane Fae // 8 September 2011
I had to smile at the news that the arrival of the Queen, plus assorted Heads of State, was cause for celebration by sex workers in Western Australia. Briefly, I...
Jane Fae // 3 September 2011