New Statesman | Against the Fiona Bruce amendment: why feminists should oppose the ban on sex-selective abortion

February 20, 2015
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http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/02/against-fiona-bruce-amendment-why-feminists-should-oppose-ban-sex-selective

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New Statesman | Why we need a Femicide Census

February 13, 2015
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http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/02/why-we-need-femicide-census

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New Statesman | If you think decriminalisation will make prostitution safe, look at Germany’s mega brothels

February 5, 2015
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http://www.newstatesman.com/sarah-ditum/2015/02/if-you-think-decriminalisation-will-make-prostitution-safe-look-germanys-mega

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No-platforming Smurthwaite: unspeakable females

February 3, 2015
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The spaces that women can occupy are small and easily shrunk. For example, talk to a female comic and she’s likely to tell you that her job is substantially harder for being female. Promoters are reluctant to book female comedians, because they assume audiences will be sexist and stay away (or because they impute their […]

Posted in: comedy, feminism

New Humanist | What does Utopia tell us about our attitudes to disaster? | New Humanist

February 2, 2015
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https://newhumanist.org.uk/articles/4827/what-does-utopia-tell-us-about-our-attitudes-to-disaster

Posted in: Family, Politics, TV, Writing

Pink brain blues

January 30, 2015
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My girl is eight years old. She is clever and kind and tall and strong and funny and stubborn and beautiful – well of course I think all of these things, because she’s my daughter and I love her. “Am I girly-girl or a tomboy?” she asks sometimes, and I can never tell from the […]

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New Statesman | I ain’t afraid of no girls: why the all-female Ghostbusters will be good for Hollywood

January 28, 2015
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http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2015/01/i-ain-t-afraid-no-girls-why-all-female-ghostbusters-will-be-good-hollywood

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