Tag Archives: Misogyny

September 11

The Taming of the Shrew: Online Misogyny

Charlotte Proudman, a barrister and Ph.D researcher, received an inappropriate comment on professional networking website LinkedIn. Whilst most people use sites such as LinkedIn or Research Gate to connect regarding work, a married 57 year old man Carter-Silk decided to use it to comment on 27 year old Charlotte’s looks. Yes the 57 years of […]

April 10

#Idontneedfeminism … yeah you do

> A couple of days ago the talented Natasha Devon wrote this piece Be prepared to compromise or ‘feminism’ will be a dirty word once again and I agree wholeheartedly. Feminism has become not only a dirty word but something young women are actively opposing. And who can blame them? You only have to browse […]

December 29

Let’s Talk About Sex…. Work Resources

I am going to keep an updated list here of useful sex work articles and links that students or anyone else interested can easily access.   I am going to update the list here: Home Office Prostitution Inquiry Report From Law Enforcement to Protection? Amnesty International Policy on Sex Work   Documentaries and Videos Lies, […]

December 23

Invisible Men

[Photo courtesy of Recycled Rita] You may aware of a project called Invisible Men which is frequently quoted to ‘prove’ that all sex work is harmful, and all those who purchase sexual services are abusers. Do you think all men (and it appears here only women sell sex, and only men buy…) who have ‘free’ […]

December 19

The Dangers of Porn and the Sexualization Report

[Photo courtesy of Joetta Maue] Today I read this piece in the New Statesman “I got it wrong…”, and was particularly interested in Sarah Ditum’s contribution. I made a comment on twitter, and Sarah responded, and we had a small debate. My main problem with the piece is that Sarah falls foul of something I […]

November 17

High Fives to Edinburgh University Feminist Society

I have reproduced this from the Edinburgh University Feminist Society facebook page, not to be confused with the Edinburgh Fem Soc that is on twitter. This shows how certain ‘Feminist’ organisations work… others use same tactics as you will read here and also here. Massive high fives to Edinburgh University Feminist Society, and massive respect […]

November 16

F*cking Feminism

I know labels shouldn’t matter but I have struggled with this for a while as I wrote here whilst pondering the privilege of feminism. If you have read any of my previous posts, you’ll know I have been toying with rejecting the term feminist for quite a while. The latest pop music debates surrounding Lily […]