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Feminist Witch Hunts, when witches hunt each other

The silencing of women comes in many forms, but perhaps the most difficult to explain is when that silencing comes from other feminists. Other feminists you respect and share many of the same views with. We need robust debate in … Continue reading

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Why be liberated when you can be ‘normal’?? A lesbian proposing NO to gay Marriage…..

I’m writing this in the light of the recent celebrations over the Irish ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage. ….And by writing this I’m not judging or condemning anyone’s personal choices in terms of gay marriage. I have fellow gay friends … Continue reading

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No God, No Boss, No Husband

– No God, No Boss, No Husband: The world’s first explicitly anarchist-feminist group was created as part of the thriving nineteenth-century Anarchist movement in Argentina. It produced the first anarcha-feminist newspaper, La Voz de la Mujer. Sadly, the history of … Continue reading

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Why ‘Pornography is [ NOT ] good for you’ Peter Tatchell

In recent days the gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has stated that ‘pornography is good for you’. Once again we see a lefty male make anti-feminist/anti women pronouncements without seemingly any understanding of the harm of this ….but yes, with … Continue reading

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Owen Jones, Privilege, Revisionism and Contemporary Bandwagons.

This week, online, has all been about a letter against no-platforming and in support of free speech. Though the letter did not state any particular viewpoint other than this, of those who signed (men, women, transwomen), many were then subjected … Continue reading

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Why I don’t agree with the article – ‘Becoming a Woman: Trans Women and Male Violence’.

First of all I want to make it clear that this is not a personal attack on Caroline Criado-Perez. I just don’t agree with many aspects of her article: ‘Becoming a Woman: Trans Women and Male Violence’. Though our … Continue reading

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Set Her Free – End Detention For Women Refugees Now

Set Her Free – End Detention For Women Refugees Now Please sign the petition from Meltem Avcil (an ex child detainee of Yarl’s Wood), calling to end detention of women seeking asylum in the UK:…

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When women attack feminists – self-hate in a woman hating culture

As feminists, when we stand together to challenge the misogyny embedded in our culture we have learned to expect to face the patriarchs, the MRAs and the violence and ignorance of men. However sometimes we find ourselves confronted on such … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with men like Ally Fogg?

Ally Fogg is a journalist who often writes articles in the Guardian and Independent. His profile highlights his interests in ‘social issues, environmentalism, politics, music, arts and culture’. He writes about poverty and men in floral shirts. He may be … Continue reading

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Women-Only Space…..Fundamental to Feminism and All Women.

There have been many recent attacks on women-only space and there is a real threat to its very existence. The right to women-only space is however fundamental to feminism and to all women. Why…..? Women-only space has been utilised historically … Continue reading

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