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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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Why David Cameron going private doesn’t really matter

Why David Cameron going private doesn’t really matter

Sophie Sandor February 1, 2016 0

Now the private school debate has aired again as David Cameron considers a fee-paying preparatory school for his son after sending his daughter to their local state school. This has raised questions over whether

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What Are MPs Doing About Street Harassment?

What Are MPs Doing About Street Harassment?

Backbencher May 22, 2014 1

If you’re female and reading this article, you’ve probably experienced some form of street harassment. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what you’re wearing, what you’re doing or how much of a hurry

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All-Women Shortlists Are Not the Answer to Under-representation

All-Women Shortlists Are Not the Answer to Under-representation

Sam Woolfe March 7, 2014 4

Women make up 52% of the general population, yet they are heavily under-represented in positions of political power. Only 23% of MPs in the House of Commons are female and only 4 out of

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Sexism Against Men Does Exist

Sexism Against Men Does Exist

Sam Woolfe November 6, 2013 9

I don’t want to undermine or ignore the fact that sexism against women pervades all aspects of society: it still exists in education, employment, politics, domestic life and in every day social situations. It

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Ding Dong The Left Is Dead

Ding Dong The Left Is Dead

Andrew Thorpe-Apps April 13, 2013 20

Andrew Thorpe-Apps says, even in death, Lady Thatcher is humiliating the Left.  ‘Ditch the bitch’ was a common Labour slogan throughout Lady Thatcher’s years in office. Then, as now, it is clear that the

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“A man in a dress? That’s just wrong”

“A man in a dress? That’s just wrong”

Backbencher March 5, 2013 2

Taylor McGraa, “Would you buy a skirt from this man?”, reads the title of The Times Magazine Fashion Issue article on this seasons London Fashion Week’s (#LFW) designer “shocker”. “This man” being J.W. Anderson.

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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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Page 3 – Sexism in print or an unhelpful distraction

Page 3 – Sexism in print or an unhelpful distraction

Backbencher October 5, 2012 5

Jess Collett, It’s that time of year again. Every so often, feminists of all ages and genders gather together to launch a petition to ban Page 3. It’s culturally barbaric, a remnant of a

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