Category: Gender

Andrade tragedy is not unique

Sexual abuse victim’s suicide sparks call for review of court procedures | UK news | guardian.co.uk Last week it was revealed that Frances Andrade, the 48-year-old violinist and music teacher who had given evidence...

Laurie Penny and breast implants

French exploding breast implants — hilarious, right? Wrong | Laurie Penny | Comment is free | The Guardian I’ve been following the story about the French breast implant recall with some interest, as it...

What makes appropriate school dress?

School skirt ban is just the latest battle in the uniform wars | Education | The Guardian Recently a secondary school in Ipswich (the third in the town) changed its uniform code making trousers...

The dangers of over-generous parental rights

Pregnant? Wait till the boss hears | Life and style | The Guardian This article was about a woman (Danniella McClain, right) who worked for an upmarket estate agent’s in west London, who informed...

Watch who you call a ho

For the second time in about a month, I’ve come across the same person I know on Facebook throwing the word “ho” (whore) around at women who are not, in fact, prostitutes. Last time,...

Gender prejudice in insurance outlawed

BBC News - Insurance and pension costs hit by ECJ gender ruling The European Court of Justice today ruled that it was unlawful for insurance companies to charge different premiums for male and female...