Articles from September 2004

News roundup for September 2004

A round up of the months news, compiled by Sara Vali.

Sara Vali // 20 September 2004

Categories: News

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Catherine Redfern // 19 September 2004

Categories: Feminism

Is alcohol really a feminist issue?

The hysteria over women and alcohol is flawed feminism, argues Victoria Dutchman-Smith. Women don't need to be protected from equality - they should be free to make their own choices, just like men.

Victoria Dutchman-Smith // 18 September 2004

Categories: Body and Health, Feminism

Why men suck (and the women who have to)

When teaching English in Cambodia, a country with a pervasive, exploitative sex industry, Laura Carr was shocked to discover that almost all her western male friends were happy to participate.

Laura Carr // 17 September 2004

Categories: Men, Sex and Relationships

The Ethics of Sex Toys – Part 2

Part 2 of Ms Razorblade's guide covers environmental and health issues, as well as quality, pricing, fair trade, internet shopping, and the question of jelly v silicone (no contest!).

Ms Razorblade // 11 September 2004

Categories: Products

But What of Us? UK Riot Grrrl – Part 1

Cazz Blase's history of Riot Grrrl in the UK is an important introduction to a movement that is often ignored and discounted by cultural critics and even some feminists. Seen through the eyes of the women and girls who were involved, the first part of this 3 part series recounts the origins of Riot Grrrl in the UK and discusses the musical and DIY aspects of the new Grrrl resistance. First published in the zine "Real Girls".

Cazz Blase // 10 September 2004

Categories: Feminism


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