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Poldark causes feminists to get their knickers in a twist, again

Poldark causes feminists to get their knickers in a twist, again

Najma Zaman June 13, 2018 0

Way back in October 2016 The Backbencher wrote about the hypocrisy of feminists denouncing the portrayal of an ambiguous sexual encounter but then celebrating the act of a woman striking her husband. Najma Zaman

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The Philip Neville affair: The Double Standards of Modern Gender Warriors

The Philip Neville affair: The Double Standards of Modern Gender Warriors

Najma Zaman March 9, 2018 0

Phil Neville was confirmed as the new manager of the England women’s football team on Tuesday 23 January. Hardly a day had passed before he was in the middle of a ‘sexism’ storm due

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Tesco Mocks Domestic Abuse to Sell … FISHCAKES!?!?!?

Tesco Mocks Domestic Abuse to Sell … FISHCAKES!?!?!?

Jordan Holbrook February 12, 2018 2

Since January last year, Tesco has been running their ‘Food Love Stories’ campaign where they tell a story every month to accompany a new recipe they are advertising. One popular recipe is Jimmy’s steak

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Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

William Collins November 2, 2017 2

Ah, gender! It’s a hall of mirrors, full of misdirection. You must forgive me if I have not followed the details of all this #MeToo business and the ‘revelations’ of mass sexual victimisation of

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Misandry and Neo-Marxism at University of Bristol

Misandry and Neo-Marxism at University of Bristol

Jordan Holbrook October 16, 2017 5

On Thursday 12th October, the University of Bristol, in partnership with local magazine Consented, hosted an event titled “Do We Need to Abolish Masculinity”. Thankfully, the organisers were ever so kind as to not

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Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

William Campbell April 26, 2017 0

According to a growing consensus on the Left, there is an oppressive patriarchy in Western democracies which restricts the freedoms and opportunities of women. Most people should be aware of the ‘glass ceiling’ preventing

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Ocean’s 8: Less than the sum of its parts

Ocean’s 8: Less than the sum of its parts

Jonny Ko August 13, 2016 1

Following the fiasco of the Ghostbusters all-female reboot, one could have been forgiven for thinking Hollywood would never tread down this mistaken path again. Yet, here we are, faced with news of a reboot

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Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Ilma Amin August 11, 2016 0

Of all the several aspects of everyday life the media presents, such as politics, economics, and entertainment, sports is undeniably one of the most popular. And for the remaining week and a half weeks,

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Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Elena Rider August 6, 2016 0

It started with the terrible killing of MP Jo Cox. I thought ‘the feminists are going to make this all about gender’ – but they didn’t. Of course, the man who killed her is

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Theresa May: making her enemies look pathetic by beating them at their own game

Theresa May: making her enemies look pathetic by beating them at their own game

Elena Rider July 15, 2016 0

So you’d think the feminists would have been pleased with the prospect of the next Prime Minister being a woman, right? Wrong: You know what women's liberation doesn't look like? A choice of two

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