Feminism

Is Richard Scudamore allowed private opinions? Apparently not.

21 May 2014 14:19

There is, you know, quite a bit to be said for having a personal email account for getting stuff off…

Dear Wonder Women; the doorman at Sushisamba was not sexist

20 May 2014 17:47

Louisa Peacock of The Telegraph‘s Wonder Women desk has written of how a doorman who refused her entry to a…

The case for decriminalising prostitution is overwhelming. Look at New Zealand

16 May 2014 15:00

Every so often our politicians declare that ‘it’s time to prosecute men for buying sex’; most recently with Caroline Spelman’s…

Women will inherit the earth

13 May 2014 15:44

Mr S unleashed his inner-feminist at the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Awards last night. Veuve Clicquot president…

Sorry, Britain didn’t vote for the Austrian ‘Bearded Lady’

11 May 2014 15:31

There has been plenty of progressive backslapping this morning because Britain was one of the many countries to award the…

The ‘selfie’ protest

9 May 2014 12:31

The kidnapping of the 276 predominantly Christian schoolgirls by Islamic terror group Boko Haram is an atrocity, but it is…

Jenny Willott is right about PMQs. It is dreadful

8 May 2014 18:54

Oh dear, I don’t suppose I’ll get much support in these parts for what follows. But I’m sorta with Jenny…

Boko Haram proves the Nigerian government to be corrupt and useless

6 May 2014 12:29

You know, the more we hear about the uselessness of the Nigerian government in dealing with the abduction – the…

A ‘Cad’ does not sell videos of his sexual conquests to newspapers

29 April 2014 14:50

There’s been a lot of talk on this website recently about ‘revenge porn’. First, Freddy revealed his tips on how…

One solution to revenge porn: ‘cad-shaming’

29 April 2014 12:23

I’m kicking myself because back in 2011 or 2012 Paddy Power gave me odds of 66/1 on Ukip topping the…

Why do boys outperform girls at university?

28 April 2014 9:02

According to the university’s own statistics, Oxford is one of the worst places in the country to be a female…

I Am Divine reminds me why I’ve always hated drag

25 April 2014 12:21

It was early evening and I had not yet eaten, so I took a glass of wine and a packet…

Red hair is having a renaissance

24 April 2014 17:58

Much like supporting Millwall or contracting Parkinson’s Disease, red hair has traditionally been seen by the prejudiced as an affliction…

Nick Clegg’s cojones

24 April 2014 13:13

Mr and Mrs Clegg attended the launch yesterday evening of Cityfathers, a group designed for fathers working in the Square…

Why must we have a Minister for Women?

15 April 2014 17:41

Does it make you feel better about yourself, girls, ladies, to know that if Labour’s elected, Ed Miliband will have…

Women should not fight on the frontline

10 April 2014 13:44

Writing in the Spectator Diary some time ago, the evergreen Peregrine Worsthorne, observed that one of the things about getting…

Let women fight on the front line, but only if they pass the tests

8 April 2014 11:17

The head of the British Army has given the clearest sign yet that women will soon be given the right…

The selfie protest

20 March 2014 15:20

How to protest these days? You can’t rely on our music industry to kick out a good protest song, and…

Tony Benn – feminist

14 March 2014 12:05

You may not have agreed with the late Tony Benn’s politics, but as Mary Wakefield points out in her interview…

What would Mary Wollstonecraft make of today’s feminism?

7 March 2014 13:02

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and no doubt it will be marked by plenty of discussions about internet misogyny, everyday…

Janet Street Porter chickens out of Mensch showdown

27 February 2014 11:58

Gobby Janet Street Porter has been silenced – for today at least. She pulled out of this morning’s edition of the…

Podcast: Julie Burchill vs. Paris Lees, Putin’s plan to rule the world and Cameron’s love for Angela Merkel

20 February 2014 8:00

What is intersectionality and why is it ruining feminism? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Julie Burchill and Paris…

Why are feminists intolerant? It’s age, not sex

7 February 2014 16:06

There has been a lot of comment about a recent Michelle Goldberg piece in the Nation on feminism in social…

Feminism must pay attention to the boys let down by our education system

4 February 2014 12:39

The Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) has released its latest admission statistics, and they aren’t pretty. Of the 580,000…

Tories and Labour both losing 8% of their female MPs

3 February 2014 12:51

Another day, another female MP decides to quit politics. Ann Clwyd has announced that, after 30 years in the Commons,…