Feminism

Britain’s young men are falling further and further behind. Does anyone care?

8 March 2016 14:56

The toughest causes to campaign for are those which are not fashionable. To fight racism in the 1950s or stand up for…

No, Lena Dunham, the world isn’t out to get you

3 March 2016 12:15

The face of young feminism, Lena Dunham, took a break from campaigning to #FreeKesha this week to focus on the issue…

Is flashing at a man the best way to punish him? I’m unconvinced

19 February 2016 16:00

I’ll never forget the first ‘Funisher’ I met. It was sometime in the late 1980s when you could meet all sorts…

The feminist case for naming names in sexual assault cases

12 February 2016 16:55

Google ‘Mark Pearson’ and the first thing you will learn about the 51 year-old artist is that he was accused…

Twitter’s new ‘Safety Council’ makes a mockery of free speech

11 February 2016 11:54

If you think it’s only crybaby students who set up safe spaces in which they might hide from gruff words…

Why are feminists so reluctant to offer practical advice to other women?

8 February 2016 18:32

I recently attended a talk for aspiring young journalists where the two female speakers were both senior news editors at…

Feminists want to ‘protect’ Hillary Clinton. Do they realise they are doing her dirty work?

5 February 2016 13:01

‘Do you really not like Hillary Clinton, or are you just sexist?’ Cosmopolitan actually asked that question last week. Claiming that…

It’s dangerous and wrong to tell all children they’re ‘gender fluid’

27 January 2016 14:55

This is the cover piece of this week’s Spectator, out tomorrow: Once upon a time, ‘binary’ was a mathematical term. Now…

Irony alert: ‘rabid feminists’ want themselves removed from the Oxford English Dictionary

26 January 2016 12:29

As if to make a massive display of their dearth of self-awareness, Twitter feminists have spent the past few days…

Why are hipsters obsessed with programmes about dead women?

19 January 2016 13:03

I’ve pointed out before that to be a woman who sucks up to Islamic extremists is to be a somewhat upmarket…

Why are feminists refusing to discuss the Cologne sex attacks?

7 January 2016 15:44

Regardless of the background of the men who carried out the attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, it is…

I hate to break it to feminists, but ‘white male privilege’ is a myth

5 January 2016 17:35

How’s this for dark irony: throughout 2015, ‘white male privilege’ was the buzzphrase on every rad tweeter and liberal hack’s…

Miriam González Durántez’s Theresa May interview misses the mark on Today

30 December 2015 11:55

This week the Today show is being edited by a selection of guests including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Lord Browne and the…

How FHM readers lost their safe space

20 November 2015 13:32

‘A victory for feminism,’ came the cries this week, as news broke that FHM was to close after 20 years.…

The brutality of China’s one-child policy is still shocking

31 October 2015 13:48

So, China’s Communist Party has radically modified its one-child policy in favour of a one-or-two-child policy. For most politically minded…

Germaine Greer can say whatever she likes about trans politics

23 October 2015 12:41

If you want to know how crazy, even Kafkaesque, this young millennium has become, consider this: yesterday it was reported…

Podcast: the decline of feminism?

22 October 2015 15:08

Has feminism won the battle and is it time to move on? On the latest View from 22 podcast, Emily Hill and Charlotte…

George Osborne: Corbyn is not the cause of Labour’s problems

6 October 2015 15:14

George Osborne was interviewed by Kath Viner, editor of The Guardian, this afternoon and offered some interesting thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn.…

That LinkedIn photograph has served Charlotte Proudman very well, hasn’t it?

24 September 2015 15:47

Gosh, she’s done well out of notoriety, has Charlotte Proudman. After emerging from entire obscurity after outing an older male…

Few feminists dare criticise Islam. To see why, look at the ones who do

16 September 2015 13:58

Over the weekend, a Muslim conference held near Paris was interrupted when two Femen activists stormed the stage during a talk given by two…

There’s a good reason why there are no great female composers

16 September 2015 12:18

Last week a 17-year-old girl forced the Edexcel exam board to change its A-level music syllabus to include the work…

Like Cameron, Corbyn also believes in the merits of ‘token women’

15 September 2015 11:13

In the early hours of Monday, it dawned on Jeremy Corbyn that no women in his team would be shadowing…

A compliment isn’t misogynistic. Why can’t feminists understand this?

10 September 2015 11:00

If you were in any doubt that we live in mean-spirited and vengeful times, then Complimentgate should put you straight.…

Is Nicola Sturgeon trying to have her feminist cake and eat it too?

7 September 2015 12:26

Nicola Sturgeon is fed up that ‘literally every time I’m on camera’ people discuss her appearance. She’s so fed up,…

Why is the Home Office giving in to illiberal youth by banning rappers like Tyler, The Creator?

28 August 2015 13:17

In a 2012 interview on Newsnight, foul-mouthed LA rapper Tyler, The Creator told a churlish Stephen Smith that the point…