Articles by Amy Clare

Blogging Against Disablism Day: on being a disabled blogger

Though my guest blogging month is over, I’m doing this extra guest post purely for the occasion of Blogging Against Disablism Day. As my contribution to today, I’d like to...

Amy Clare // 1 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Checked your human privilege lately?

My name is Amy Clare, and I am a vegan feminist. (Or should that be veg*n fem*nist?) For my last post as one of this month’s guest bloggers, I’d like...

Amy Clare // 29 March 2010

Categories: Blog

Freedom of religion is not freedom to discriminate

A gay couple were turned away from a B&B in Berkshire by its Christian owner, who claimed it would be ‘against her convictions’ to allow them to stay, the Guardian...

Amy Clare // 24 March 2010

Categories: Blog

Disabled people failed by harsh benefit test

Thousands of chronically ill and disabled people are being let down by the medical tests for the Government’s new disability benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, reports the BBC. Citizens Advice...

Amy Clare // 23 March 2010

Categories: Blog

Greater Manchester Police failed DV victims, say IPCC

(Trigger warning: descriptions of domestic violence.) This will come as no surprise at all to many readers: it seems more victims of domestic violence have been officially let down by...

Amy Clare // 11 March 2010

Categories: Blog

South African women need more than World Cup condoms

HIV/Aids is now the biggest worldwide cause of death and disease among reproductive-age women, according to the BBC’s report into a new initiative by UNAids, the UN’s HIV/Aids agency. The...

Amy Clare // 9 March 2010

Categories: Blog

Hollywood glass ceiling is shattered, but women are still losing out in film and TV

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director, for her Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker. She is...

Amy Clare // 8 March 2010

Categories: Blog

Sexism in the atheist community: not rational, not reasonable, not funny

Those who are familiar with my comments on this site will know that I am highly critical of religion. This is mainly due to a lack of evidence for a...

Amy Clare // 3 March 2010

Categories: Blog

The Perfect Vagina

Cutting away at your labia sounds extreme, but more and more women are going under the surgeon's knife. Amy Clare reports on a Channel 4 documentary which attempted to shine a light on why this is happening

Amy Clare // 10 September 2008

Categories: Television


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