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Legalising Prostitution, For Everybody’s Sake

Legalising Prostitution, For Everybody’s Sake

Lee Jenkins July 18, 2013 2

Decriminalising the sex industry is decades overdue It’s known as the world’s oldest profession. Britain is home to an estimated 80,000 prostitutes, and ten percent of men are thought to have used a prostitute.

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Porn, Objectification, and Standards

Porn, Objectification, and Standards

Backbencher July 5, 2013 2

Caitlin Logan discusses the inconsistencies between the objectification of women and concerns about excessive sexualisation What do the Victorians, “lads’ mags” and anti-porn feminists have in common? The short answer: all of them objectify

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A Negation of the Rights of Man

A Negation of the Rights of Man

Backbencher July 3, 2013 0

By Richard Elliott How Senator Wendy Davis’ courage has been met with some sinister responses Sometimes the news from across the pond falls on deafer ears than news on home issues does. So, when

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Dismantling The Rape Culture

Backbencher June 21, 2013 0

How dismantling the rape culture can help free us sexually and combat both misogyny and misandry The term ‘rape culture’ originated among feminists in the 1970s to refer to the presence of cultural norms

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Feminism and the Right to Get Naked

Feminism and the Right to Get Naked

Backbencher June 21, 2013 4

Feminists should advocate equality for women, including the ones that get naked for a living. The government’s own research shows that there is a link between the portrayal of women as sex objects in

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Our Enfeebled Response To Grooming Gangs

Our Enfeebled Response To Grooming Gangs

Lee Jenkins June 20, 2013 3

 Unswerving commitment to cultural sensitivity has paralysed our response to grooming gangs. It wasn’t meant to be like this. During the 1990’s successive governments, institutions and media outlets pushed the multicultural agenda. Steel drums,

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Margaret Thatcher: A Feminist Icon?

Margaret Thatcher: A Feminist Icon?

Backbencher April 13, 2013 4

Emma Freeman says that Lady Thatcher is a greater inspiration to women than many acknowledge. The daughter of a greengrocer, Lady Thatcher was the first (and so far only) female British Prime Minister. Yet Mrs

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Free Markets, Not Feminism, Are Killing Porn

Free Markets, Not Feminism, Are Killing Porn

Lee Jenkins March 14, 2013 1

Technology and free markets have done more to hurt porn in ten years than feminism managed in fifty. The feminist movement has long had the porn industry in its sights. Not without some justification,

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Is feminism still relevant? – Yes

Is feminism still relevant? – Yes

Jess Collett December 7, 2012 0

‘Is feminism still relevant?’. That’s a question I get asked a lot by my male friends. They say, ‘Women have equality now! There’s nothing a woman can’t do in the world, so it’s pointless

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