March

Essential Writing by Women 29.3

Disabled people shut out of politics by lack of access at polling stations | Frances Ryan

The NUS bans drag as fancy dress – except it doesn’t by Helen Lewis

The End of Sympathy: Rape, Sympathy and the Home Office Select Committee Recommendation of Anonymity  by Rachel Hewitt

Unjust Justice: Why anonymity for rapists is wrong  via @EVB_Now

Feminists and transgender: why is there a debate?  via Victoria Smith

Good feminist, bad feminist… Is it really about you? by Laura McNally

Gender Neutrality or Enforcement? Is this new gender program actually progress? by Laura McNally

The Suffocation of British Muslim Civil Society Space by Omayma El Ella via @WritersofColour

To the organisers of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction via @WritersofColour

Whose safe space?  via @glosswitch

Attack at Girl Shaped Guitar

Zayn Malik and how we have yet to learn to respect the emotions of girls.  via @kimfromthecoast

I’m a student and no, the NUS does not speak for me:  at Carlybblogs

HARRIET: PINK OR MAGENTA, IT’S STILL PATRONISING AND SEXIST by @grainnemcmahon

The Suffocation of British Muslim Civil Society Space by @omayma_ella

On Radical and Radishes by  @AlexpolisTigers

Do not go quiet by Rebecca Mott

Essential Writing by Women 22.3

Are you a good feminist? Bad feminist? Is it really about you? by Laura McNally

We need to talk about mental health at carlyblogs

Back now by Rebecca Mott

Small Politics  by  Kiri Kankhwende at Media Diversified

Trans-abled: Just Another Disability? at Liberation Collective

The Elections 2015: Desperately Seeking Equality and Justice by Pragna Patel via @WritersofColour

The right to say no – a short story about consent.  via @WomanAsSubject

A letter to the wife of the man who abused me at The Personal is Political After all

I hate mother’s day at Motherhood is a feminist issue

Sex-differences and ‘domestic violence murders’:  via @K_IngalaSmith

We cannot be outraged by UKIP if we are to support their rhetoric everywhere else by Chimene Suleyman via @WritersofColour

‘Everyday Feminism’: Masculinity is a universe, and we’re all stars. Except the lesbians.  via @LucyAllenFWR

Ice Balls via @TheTuskBlog

The Scarlet Alliance/Sex Worker Collective’s Misogyny. Why They Should Not Be funded. by eaten

On Radical and Radishes at Glossologics

From a survivor to the new government: every woman matters by Huma Munshi  via @WritersofColour

More rhetorical violence, aka diet advice. via @LucyAllenFWR

Mummy, am I beautiful? by Jayne Manfredi at Motherhood is a Feminist Issue

Is this what you think victims of domestic violence look like? by @monk_laura via @RoomOfOurOwn

Essential Writing 15.3

Wanted: The Female Serial Killer by Deborah Cameron at Trouble & Strife

Self-Love Amidst Marginalisation by  Somayra Ismailjee at Media Diversified

It’s extreme masculinity – not love or despair – that drives a father to kill his children by Glosswitch

Report reveals the hidden depths of women’s financial abuse, say TUC and Women’s Aid

Unequal, trapped & controlled: Women’s experience of financial abuse and potential implications for Universal Credit – Exploratory research by Women’s Aid for the TUC By Marilyn Howard and Amy Skipp

We live in a world of stupid and Jeremy Clarkson is its king by Sarah Ditum

It is India’s fearless women revolutionaries who are being silenced, not the BBC  via @WritersofColour

Feminism in the Favela via @WritersofColour

This thing about male victims by Karen Ingala Smith

Parallel lives by Portia Smart

LEFTIST MEN ARE NOT BORN TO LEAD RADICAL STRUGGLES [A RESPONSE TO JOHN PILGER AND THE SEX HIERARCHY TRIVIALISERS] AT LIBERATION IS LIFE at Liberation is Life

Abortion: My  13 Year Secret by Helen Blogs via @RoomOfOurOwn

The Pro-Sexploitation Lobby and Disabled People at Life in the Patriarchal Mix via @RoomOfOurOwn

‘Everyday Feminism’: Masculinity is a universe, and we’re all stars. Except the lesbians.  via @LucyAllenFWR

Essential Writing by Women 8.3

Leaving Liberal Feminism at Liberation Collective

The Monster of Masculinity in Oz by @LilyRMunroe

Murder, Mystery & Misogyny in Oz  via @LilyRMunroe

Seeing things through a rapist’s eyes by Glosswitch

The life-cycle of a social worker at Opinionated Planet

Rhetorical Violence and Actual Violence (content note) at Reading Medieval Books

Cinderella’s corset impaired her organ function: What ‘feminist twist’ will Disney bring this time? at Feminist Current

My question at One Woman’s Thoughts

Talking about gender by @strifejournal via @RoomOfOurOwn

On Beauty at Exiled Stardust

From thinking like rapists to thinking like homophobes: A feminist backlash update via @glosswitch

Oppression is always tied to resource extraction at Bend it till it breaks

Essential Writing by Women 1.3

LGBTI – is the L silent?  at Liberation Collective

#EDAW2015, #effyourbeautystandards, #spoonieproblems and self hate (TW)   via @MurderOfGoths

The Black Renaissance is Here  via @WritersofColour

The Denial of Childhood to Children of Colour via @WritersofColour

Who owns gender by @StrifeJournal

Craig Gross, Fifty Shades and Understanding Abuse via @God_loves_women

HOW PATRIARCHY GENDERS PERSONALITY TRAITS AND FEMINIST SUBVERSION  via Sisterhood is Powerful

Mansplainer Exposes Mansplainy Tactics, Internet is Polite  via @LucyAllenFWR

Slim Pickings? by Deborah Cameron at Trouble & Strife

#sharedgirlhood: puberty by Bella Solanum at A Room of Our Own

#EDAW2015, #EFFYOURBEAUTYSTANDARDS, #SPOONIEPROBLEMS AND SELF HATE (TW) by Murder of Goths

When I was raped, it was female-only spaces that helped me recoverby Rachel Hewitt

5 Wounds: a brilliant feminist, young historical novel written by my friend Katharine Edgar is now for sale on Amazon!

And, Everyday Victim Blaming: Challenging Media Portrayals of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse is also available on Amazon

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