Articles about 'male privilege'

How I made sure I didn’t go home with a rapist

Arranging to meet and sleep with strangers is not an activity with any guarantees of safety. I accepted the risk and did my best to minimise it. What little vetting I did (and I didn't always) was based around principles of respect. I had a one-strike policy for any sign of disrespect, which tended to fall into three red flag categories...

Amber Collins // 9 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Why this class-conscious feminist probably won’t be calling herself a socialist much more

The male Left's tendency to focus on a unifying working class struggle ignores the differing experiences of men and women, argues Elisa, particularly when it comes to sex work

Elise Haf // 28 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Man haters?

The accusation that feminists hate men is simply anti-feminist propaganda; there's no point wasting our time engaging with this distracting argument, says Laura

Laura // 3 October 2012

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The male feminist: a contemporary player in the fight for women’s liberation

Jacob Engelberg argues for men's role in feminism, highlighting the importance of recognising male privilege and tackling oppressive masculinity

Guest Blogger // 23 July 2012

Categories: Blog


I kinda like being looked at. But, to explain, I’m not for a second one of those guys who counters women’s complaints about men constantly perving on them with “I...

Harri C. Weeks // 22 June 2011

Categories: Blog

Zine on privilege launches, calls for contributions

A new zine called Dangerous Conversations is due to launch later in 2011, and thee people behind it are calling for submissions – they’re also looking for others to participate...

Jess McCabe // 9 January 2011

Categories: Blog

BBC Radio Wales Debate on Chivalry

It’s a well worn concept that one might have hoped would have been replaced with a more universal standard of politeness by now but, even in 2010, the chivalrous conduct...

Holly Combe // 14 June 2010

Categories: Blog

Quick shout out to Women’s Web, and other news

Feminist blogger Aparna V. Singh from Apu’s World has launched a magazine aimed at Indian women, Women’s Web. This recent feature about the challenging facing Indian women who relocate overseas...

Jess McCabe // 29 April 2010

Categories: Blog

Feminism is Dead? Nice Try Harry!

It’s time to strike an angry pose next to the mythical bra-bonfire, dear readers, because (yet again) the worn-out tableau of stinky old feminism finally crawling away under a rock...

Holly Combe // 8 February 2008

Categories: Blog

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