Articles about 'prejudice'

Women in show business

Lissy Lovett enjoys one-woman show, Becoming Hattie, and its drawing together of two different women’s lives

Lissy Lovett // 6 June 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Bad witch, good witch

Despite some promising themes in Wicked, Megan Stodel finds the musical about the witches of Oz defying the gravity necessary to go beyond their superficial exploration

Megan Stodel // 10 March 2015

Categories: Uncategorized

An introduction / a recent epiphany

"I'm not sure when or why I separated my black identity/reality from my feminist ideals, and when they became separate things. I think that the feminist movement is so dominated by white women and the experience of especially middle class white women, that I forget that I exist, saddled with further battles to climb"

Tara // 4 July 2013

Categories: Blog

A story of hate in three parts

Philippa writes about three incidences in one week where different people advocated for disabled people to be killed

Philippa Willitts // 17 May 2013

Categories: Blog

Shocked headline as fat disabled woman has fun

Philippa writes about the Daily Telegraph's sensationalised and humiliating coverage of a woman's appeal to have her social care reinstated.

Philippa Willitts // 17 February 2012

Categories: Blog

You’re frightening me

Philippa talks about marginalisation and hate.

Philippa Willitts // 4 December 2011

Categories: Blog

Upcoming radio phone-in for women who don’t want children

Are you a woman who has decided she doesn’t want to have children and, if so, have you ever encountered negative attitudes towards your decision? My own perspective as a...

Holly Combe // 13 March 2011

Categories: Blog

More on Gray, Keys and the media

At the risk of overkill on the issue of Gray and Keys’s conduct (or possibly giving the impression I care more about it than a strong minded lass apparently should),...

Holly Combe // 1 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Oppression olympics: the privilege paradox?

We all know that, just like men, women are not all the same. We come in different shapes and sizes. We come from different backgrounds and ethnic groups. Some of...

Holly Combe // 23 August 2010

Categories: Blog

Destiny Lauren murder trial and anti trans prejudice

The trial of the cis man Leon Fyle ended this week with his conviction for the murder of Destiny Lauren last November. Media coverage has been predictably and disappointingly sparse...

Helen G // 11 August 2010

Categories: Blog

UK Government “committed” to GLb(t) anti discrimination and prejudice plan

According to this Press Release, the Minister for Women and Equalities, Theresa May today set out “an ambitious cross-government programme of work” with the admirable intention of tackling anti GLb(t)...

Helen G // 16 June 2010

Categories: Blog

Justice for “Ugly People”

Now here’s an idea that seems fair in theory but would be an administrative nightmare to put into practice: Gonzalo Otalora is arguing that good-looking people should pay more tax....

Holly Combe // 11 April 2008

Categories: Blog

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