Category: Gender

British footballers, privacy and gender

Wayne Rooney’s infidelity exposes law’s misogyny | Media | The Guardian This week it was announced that Mr Justice (David) Eady, is being replaced as head of the Queen’s bench jury and non-jury lists,...

How to get women into tech

Why We Don’t Need More Women In Tech… Yet « I just saw an article on why calling for “getting more women into technology” is useless, namely that there just aren’t enough female computer...

Bidisha and feminist language policing

Sluts and sweethearts | Life and style | The Guardian Yesterday I saw an article by feminist novelist and arts commentator Bidisha promoting a feminist language-policing site called Name It, Change It which presents...

Why no compromise on rape anonymity?

Last week it was reported that the coalition government is to go ahead with plans to change the law to give men accused of rape the right to anonymity up to the point where...

A new light on the harms of porn

A few months ago I read a book called Living Dolls by Natasha Walter, who argued that the “new feminism” she thought was emerging in the 1990s had given way to a culture in...