The Golden Globes this year were considered a success by many. This year, from the start, women were seen as a driving power behind it.
However, feminism is also in crisis. Not only does it have a long, long way to go before it reaches its goal of complete equality, it suffers a negative image among young women, and men, for whom it should be a rallying cry.
According to the wise voice of Brendan O Neill, there’s a reasonable and rational view that ignorance is, or should be, a central factor in deciding how we not just punish, but how we actually define, serious crimes.
Everyday Sexism: It isn’t restricted to adults – even young girls in school uniform share their experiences
There is a common misconception that sexism is something that only affects young women, or pretty women, women with large breasts or blondes.
Rihanna’s protectiveness towards Chris Brown, whose fists styled her for the most disturbing celebrity headshot in recent years, places her in the company of countless beaten wives and girlfriends.
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alyokhina join a long line of courageous women in Russia who, in recent years, have been imprisoned, threatened, intimidated and killed for speaking out against the authorities.
Body hair is everywhere! At least it will be soon. In the two years since I stopped shaving, we have seen a feminist movement build and, frankly, mock the idea that hair removal was ever necessary.
I have lived in London for most of my life, I am now 21 and for the last four years almost every day I have experienced sexual harassment of some kind.
France’s Union for Popular Movement (UMP) – which, when previously led by Nicolas Sarkozy banned the burqa in France – sparked controversy recently as female British MPs criticized the party over a sexism row.
“Nah. Thanks, but no thanks. No offence – I just don’t think you lot are all that funny.” So spoke a real charmer this time last year as I attempted to unload upon him a flyer for my one-woman comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe.
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