A few years ago, I argued against the idea that porn was hijacking our sexuality. Now, as a women's centre tries to ban my opponent, I wonder - are they scared that if people listen to Gail Dines, their minds might be changed too?
The critic gets angry, and for good reason.
We don’t demand that waitresses feel "empowered" in their jobs for us to recognise their agency in choosing the work, and we don’t tell other workers who serve male customers that they can’t be feminist.
The decision by the mayor of Paris’s 20th arrondissement to withdraw from an event with a well-known feminist and anti-racist campaigner has sparked questions of how racism and Islamophobia are discussed in France after the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
The Reading and Leeds line-up is outrageously light on women musicians - but with set-in-their-ways promoters and the exclusionary demands of touring, it's going to be hard to change.
Despite scant funding and resources, London’s Feminist Library is turning their 40th year into a celebration of storytelling, history – and, hopefully, sofas.
The influence of the XX/XY model of chromosomal sex has been profound over the last century, but it’s founded on faulty premises and responsible for encouraging reductive, essentialist thinking. While the scientific world has moved on, its popular appeal remains.
To paraphrase bell hooks: there is little point making women equal to men when not all men are equal.
Finally, data from dozens of sources about the killings of women by men can be brought together so we can see how grave the problem really is.
Everyone benefits from so-called “women’s work”.