Category Archives: feminism

We Need to Talk About Sex

Words have meanings. This is how we communicate with each other. The words I use have specific meanings and I use the words that communicate the ideas I am trying to talk about. When I say apple you know what … Continue reading

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Selective Reading

Alyssa Rosenberg writes for the Washington Post covering culture and media, she writes about television and film mostly, but she flits about a bit and often talks about books. In March 2015 she wrote about an idea suggested to her … Continue reading

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Women in Espionage Roles

I have just watched the three films in the Jason Bourne trilogy, and when the third film ended I noticed two things that stood out quite clearly. The first was that Matt Damon is probably going to find it really … Continue reading

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the end of feminism

In 1992 a man called John Gray wrote a book called Men are from Mars, Women are From Venus. The book dealt with the differences between men and women, and one frequently overlooked consequence of the book’s message is that … Continue reading

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The Relationship of Shirin Ebadi to British Feminism

I was reading this week about the work of the Iranian civil rights activist Shirin Ebadi. In 1975 she became the first ever woman judge in Iran. Following the revolution in Iran in 1979 the new authorities decided that women … Continue reading

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