feminism

The F Word

No, I am not referring to the four-letter “f” word. I am referring to feminism. Feminism is a term that became popular after World War II when women started to stand up for the proposition that they were equal to men in all respects. At the time, men reacted quite violently to the proposition [...]

Harriet Taylor Mill

Harriet Taylor Mill suffers the fate of many women, that of being overlooked in favour of her husband, in this case her husband the philosopher John Stuart Mill. Harriet was a philosopher in her own right and an early advocate for women’s rights. Harriet didn’t produce a substantial [...]

I’m bored of the feminist debate

If you are a woman (or man, for that matter) and you care about your daughter growing up in an equal society, then whether you like the word or not YOU ARE A FEMINIST! [...]

Women on the Shelf – Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters Despite Jessica Valenti’s book “Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Women’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters” being aimed at young American women, I – a fourteen year old Brit at the time- was inspired by it and, as corny [...]