Sian Norris is a writer and journalist. She is the Founder and Director of the Bristol Women's Literature Festival. She is currently the Ben Pimlott writer-in-residence at Birkbeck University's politics department.
A lawyer in a rape case urged the jury to “look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a laced front”.
The problem is, when you decide which crimes are less worthy of resources, it seems to be women and the vulnerable who lose out.
A committee of MPs says sexual harassment is ingrained in our culture, and pornography is partly to blame.
The Law Commission is reviewing whether offences driven by misogyny should be a hate crime – but some say hatred of men should also be added to the list.
Social media allows women to reclaim their stories, unmediated by press reports and media framings.
If two other nominees had won, the celebrations would have looked very different.
When these beliefs about feminism, men and women are normalised in mainstream entertainment, it legitimises toxic beliefs.
Again, double standards are applied to ambitious, blonde women and ambitious, blonde men.
Stella Creasy’s amendment could send a message that we don’t have to put up with it anymore.
The marginally better performance of boys at A-level is already being attributed to “tougher” exams.