Articles about 'misogyny'

The incredible flying women

Poppy Burton-Morgan considers the powerful messages about gender and bodies that can be conveyed by circus

Poppy Burton-Morgan // 14 March 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Stop sneering at Black Friday shoppers

Joanna Whitehead is critical of sensationalist media coverage that portrays the victims of austerity as 'vulgar' or 'lesser' for participating in Black Friday spending

Joanna Whitehead // 23 November 2017

Categories: Class, Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Work and Play

In defence of the c-word

Emma Byrne, author of new book Swearing is Good for You, talks women, misogyny, swearing and that ever-controversial c-word

Emma Byrne // 14 November 2017

Categories: Blog

Pelvic mesh scandal exposes misogyny in medicine

A worldwide medical scandal has not only left hundreds of thousands of women in pain but exposed how deeply entrenched misogyny is in medicine, writes Kate Harveston

Guest Blogger // 6 October 2017

Categories: Blog

The Thirteenth Doctor

It’s time the ‘jokes’ about the new female Doctor Who are considered for what they really are, argues Amy Roskilly

Guest Blogger // 22 July 2017

Categories: Blog

The rise and rise of lad culture on campus

Chloe Price is alarmed by the increasing misogyny and sexist attitudes of male students, and calls for urgent action to make women safer at university

Guest Blogger // 24 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Killer Women Crime Writing Festival

Harriet Kilikita brings together her highlights of the first Killer Women Crime Writing Festival

Harriet Kilikita // 18 October 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Looking for the class divide

Lissy Lovett considers the intersection of gender and class inspired by two of last week's news stories

Lissy Lovett // 14 October 2015

Categories: Blog

“We need to be constantly fighting. We need to be raising our voices”

Asking For It author Louise O’Neill talks to Gemma Fraser about rape culture, society’s fear of female sexuality, and how it feels to be the rising star of feminist fiction

Gemma Fraser // 9 September 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Feminism, Interviews, Religion, Violence

A letter to the man who called me a cunt at a Take That gig

Felicity Hannah describes her experience of harassment at a Take That gig with her disabled sister - and she's not taking it lying down. Here is her letter to the man who harassed her

Guest Blogger // 17 July 2015

Categories: Blog

New review: India’s Daughters

Asiya Islam finds India’s Daughter, The BBC documentary on the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, neither educational nor challenging and suggests we question its purpose. Content note: Several references to...

Holly Combe // 12 March 2015

Categories: Blog

Indian women are not the world’s daughters

Asiya Islam finds India's Daughter, The BBC documentary on the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, neither educational nor challenging and suggests we question its purpose

Asiya Islam //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Weekly round-up and open thread

Some important feminist-related and intersectional news/commentary this week, including Disabled People Against the Cuts' open Letter after the 8 December High Court ruling against their challenge to the closure of the Independent Living Fund

Holly Combe // 15 December 2014

Categories: Blog

No I won’t get your tea on: self care in the punk scene

Here we go. The not all men brigade strikes again. Legend has it the army has soldier posted near every woman, primed and ready for the moment she questions any part of the patriarchal nature of our society

Stephanie Phillips // 29 May 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: True Detective

HBO’s latest tour de force, True Detective, is making waves in America, but hits a major road block when it comes to representation of female characters. Kate Bonynge reports. Warning:...

Holly Combe // 26 March 2014

Categories: Blog

A Man’s Game

HBO's latest tour de force, True Detective, is making waves in America, but hits a major road block when it comes to representation of female characters

Kate Bonynge //

Categories: Reviews, Television

No, no, no: pick-up artists and rape manuals

Philippa responds to a pick-up artist's attempt to teach men how and why they should ignore a woman's lack of consent

Philippa Willitts // 31 January 2014

Categories: Blog

Reasons to date a girl with an eating disorder? There’s something fundamental that you’re not getting

In this guest post, Amy Williams responds to a tasteless blog post entitled "5 reasons to date a girl with an eating disorder"

Guest Blogger // 20 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Men must stand against this misogyny

Stephen Burrell on why men need to stand up against sexism and create new forms of masculinity that oppress neither women nor men

Guest Blogger // 23 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Stop revenge porn

Ellie Hutchinson on a new Scottish campaign to tackle revenge porn - a form of domestic abuse - and the victim blaming that goes with it

Guest Blogger // 5 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Marion Bartoli faces barrage of misogynist abuse after Wimbledon win

Philippa looks at the misogynist abuse Wimbledon women's singles winner faces as men disapprove of how she looks

Philippa Willitts // 6 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Romance, misogyny and near misses

Elisa examines the oppressive underpinnings of society's concept of romance, in the context of a past abusive relationship

Elise Haf // 2 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Hall, Saatchi and male violence against women

A mini rant about male violence, abuse apologism and victim blaming, after yesterday's news

Laura // 18 June 2013

Categories: Blog

“Lesbian” is not a dirty word

Thé Tulloch highlights the various ways lesbophobia manifests in feminism

The Tulloch // 22 April 2013

Categories: Blog

This minimally sane lunatic fights back

Philippa writes about how hurtful and insulting disablist language is, especially when used by feminists, in reaction to an article by Laurie Penny

Philippa Willitts // 29 January 2013

Categories: Blog

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