Internet sexual harassment

Internet sexual harassment

Jenn Jones

For someone that spends at least half of their working day on the computer, I tend to be quite selective. There is a lot of rubbish out there, and unless I know the organisation or it’s an official site, I rarely visit. That said, there are a lot of diamonds that are [...]

A different sort of dieting

A different sort of dieting


­­­­­­­­­­­­­This is about the relationship that women have with food and with their bodies, and about the subtle ways we as feminists manage to maintain the unhealthy aspects of that relationship, even though we’ve learnt not to talk about dieting. This is something that I have given [...]

Building bridges and why we should bother

Building bridges and why we should bother.

Some thoughts from lenka

“What we risk reveals what we value.” Jeanette Winterson

I’ve often heard women who don’t like feminists or call themselves “I feminists” or “post feminists” say that women are women’s own worst enemy. This is usually followed by talking about how bitchy and mean women [...]

The revolution won’t be televised

The Revolution won’t be Televised
Jenn Jones
… it will be online. The internet these days is full of amazing feminist resources that are just waiting to be read! But it can be really hard to find particular stuff when you need it – when you google “feminism” the first sites that come up are Wikipedia, another [...]

When women’s rights are not our own

OPINION: When women’s rights are not women’s rights
Jennifer Jones
I recently wrote an article on the impact of postmodernism on feminist history. I spent hours delving into postmodern theorists such as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and their application in feminist history by women such as Joan Wallach Scott and Judith Butler. By the end of it, [...]

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