Articles about 'misogyny'

Unchecked privilege, or the problem with Glen

Elisa explores the importance of allies recognising their privilege

Guest Blogger // 14 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Compliant with abuse

Having resisted an urge to walk out of the screening of Compliance, Charlotte Rowland denounces the film as nothing more than misogynist torture-porn that should be stripped off its aura of "edginess" once and for all

Charlotte Rowland // 9 November 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

Yes, restricting the abortion time limit IS “anti-woman”

Jo T, a London-based student and pro-choicer, critiques an article defending Jeremy Hunt's comments on the abortion time limit

Guest Blogger // 11 October 2012

Categories: Blog

Feeling dizzy? Hitchcock’s Vertigo strikes again

Agata Frymus revisits Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, screened at BFI Southbank throughout September, and wonders why such a blatantly misogynistic film has just been voted 'best film of all time' by prominent industry critics

Agata Frymus // 31 August 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

Making fun of violence and rape: Wumo disrespects women

Elin Weiss and Hennie Weiss expose the misogyny in popular Danish comic strip Wumo

Guest Blogger // 28 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Kenneth Higney – Can’t Love That Woman

Kenneth Higney's rant over a woman who fails to meet his expectations of femininity is an unintentional feminist anthem

Holly Combe // 16 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: The The (feat. Neneh Cherry) – Slow Train to Dawn

Whether this duet between Neneh Cherry and Matt Johnson is about a slow train to the dawning of equality or just a realisation in a relationship is open to interpretation

Holly Combe // 1 August 2012

Categories: Blog

The rapist’s drink

A new drink marketed by Mike Tyson reminds us of how little regard society has for rape victims

Quinn Capes-Ivy // 30 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Billie Holiday – You Let Me Down

Billie Holiday sings a cautionary tale of the perils of the pedestal

Holly Combe // 22 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Tom Martin’s odious opinions know no limits.

Philippa writes about Tom Martin (of failed gender studies lawsuit infamy), who has spoken out about child prostitution, blaming the victim all the way.

Philippa Willitts // 21 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Ched Evans conviction: the vitriol after the verdict

A guest post by Julian Norman about the misogynist reactions to the conviction of Ched Evans, a football player, for rape.

Guest Blogger // 22 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Those who think VAW is a joke will never take it seriously – unless they are made to pay

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

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread: December 26 – January 2

Happy New Year F-Worders! Here’s our first round-up of 2012. As usual, a link here doesn’t imply endorsement or agreement, and some links may be triggering. Let us know what...

Laura // 2 January 2012

Categories: Blog

“Saint or she-devil?” How about neither?

The case surrounding the horrific murder of Meredith Kercher and subsequent reporting on the convicted (now acquitted) killers is well-trodden ground in terms of feminist critique. I’ve tended to avoid...

Holly Combe // 5 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Art critic calls Tracey Emin “drunken slut”, gives us uncomfortable insight into his psyche

A survey of Tracey Emin's work in London prompts a virulent backlash from the Evening Standard, demonstrating a continued unease with female artists and writers.

Jess McCabe // 20 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Paperchase: now catering for sex offenders?

Philippa writes about an offensive new greetings card from Paperchase.

Philippa Willitts // 27 April 2011

Categories: Blog

Bloody marvellous

Horror films can be slash-fests that linger over torture of female victims. Or they can be feminist and subversive. Mathilda Gregory reviews the Bloody Women strand at this year's Bird's Eye View Film Festival

Mathilda Gregory // 8 April 2011

Categories: Events, Reviews

New review: Bloody marvellous

Horror films can be slash-fests that linger over torture of female victims. Or they can be feminist and subversive. Mathilda Gregory reviews the Bloody Women strand at this year’s Bird’s...

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Categories: Blog

Debates on the C-Word

Warning: I am going to use the C-Word in this post so please don’t read on if you don’t like to see it. There are some very interesting posts from...

Holly Combe // 3 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Women at Comment is Free & CiF trespass

Today is CiF trespass. In response to the commenting atmosphere at the Guardian’s debate site, Comment is Free, Rowan Davies came up with the proposal: The idea is that people...

Jess McCabe // 10 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Unite against the regime of stoning and flogging, 18 September

In this guest post, Shreen Ayob urges readers to join a protest this Saturday in London New venue: Trafalgar Square, North Terrace (outside the National Gallery) 2:00-3:30pm Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani,...

Guest Blogger // 16 September 2010

Categories: Blog

Pope Benedict XVI

Philippa talks about the Pope's impending visit to Britain, and whether the £20 million it will cost should be paid for by public money or the Catholic church.

Philippa Willitts // 7 February 2010

Categories: Blog

Like Guitar Hero? Well you’ll just love Vagina Hero! Or not.

Dude, you know what would be, like, awesome? If there was a Guitar Hero for girls! No, not a more girl-friendly game featuring Sleater-Kinney, Bikini Kill or Hole, I’m talking...

Mel J // 5 August 2008

Categories: Blog

Vulvas Get Bad Rap on Yahoo Answers

First, a bit of background: Yahoo Answers is a community where users informally ask and answer questions on a range of topics. It can be a bit hit and miss...

Holly Combe // 16 February 2008

Categories: Blog

Inquisitive Children and Accomplished Women

In the midst of the continuing debate surrounding the Dove ads, the latest entry on Bitch PhD is worth checking out. It’s an account of a mother and son talking...

Holly Combe // 3 October 2007

Categories: Blog

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