Monthly Archives: April 2012

So you think you will dance?

Many prostitutes leave their home countries thinking they are going to have a career in dance (or modelling), only to end up in brothels and strip clubs. Some of the sex workers may be in the business voluntarily but many … Continue reading

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Every third rapist is a foreigner(?)

That was a front page headline in yesterday’s paper. (Without the question mark.) Every third rapist is apparently a foreigner, and most of those foreigners are Iraqis. That’s what the statistics say. However, if it’s true that only about 20 … Continue reading

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Do feminists approve of violence against men?

Once again, I have encountered a common misconception of feminism: that it is a movement that only supports women’s rights, and that feminists don’t care about men’s rights. The most outrageous claim is that feminists quietly approve of violence against … Continue reading

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What do feminists look like?

You might think most people have already grown out of the old stereotypes concerning the appearance of feminists. Surely no one thinks feminists have a certain recognisable look? Well, I wouldn’t be too sure. I was once told I don’t … Continue reading

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Guys, I promise, the next post won’t be a list like this. I know it’s becoming a pattern.  I swear, the next post will be in normal rambling paragraph form. But lists are nice, and they’re…

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Misogynist Doctors Risk Lives

I heard of a particularly nasty incident where a woman was made to suffer needlessly because of her doctor’s misogynist policies. There was a pregnant woman who had spinal rheumatoid arthritis and a herniated disk in her back. She suffered … Continue reading

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Twilight – Reactionary Daydreams for Young Girls

One of the Twilight films was on TV around Easter. It reminded me of a snatch of conversation I heard when the latest Twilight film was in the cinemas. A bunch of teen girls passed us in the lobby of … Continue reading

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