Tag Archives: women’s rights

The United States of Anti-choice.

Guest post from Jenn Anderson at ToughxCookies Once upon a time, there was a young girl. Pregnant at seventeen and severely uneducated about sex, it was during what she thought was an unexplainably intense period that she learned what a … Continue reading

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Petition for removal of anti-choice lobbyists from gov sexual health forum

The anti-choice lobby group LIFE has been appointed to the new government sexual heath advisory panel. This is disturbing for a number of reasons. LIFE is a group that opposes abortion in all circumstances  – in their words “The most … Continue reading

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Tories cosy up with anti-choice groups

More pro-abstinence, anti-choice bullshit. According to a press release, a new group has been established “The Sex and Relationships Education Council – a new umbrella body representing sex and relationship education providers” (http://tinyurl.com/3gftzqb). They go on to say that “The … Continue reading

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Tory War on Women

I have been tweeting recently about recent examples of the Tory War on Women that seems to be well underway. I thought it might be worth compiling these into a list. I have a feeling these might start piling up… … Continue reading

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Are you a…feminist?

To me this sounds like a silly question, I might respond with a statement along the lines of; “Of course I am a feminist, arent you? I mean if you aren’t a feminist, what does that make you? A misogynist?” … Continue reading

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Banning the Burqa

I must say that the Burqa ban in France (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13031397) is one of those issues where I don’t know exactly where I stand. Many people have been online today coming out strongly for or against the ban, but if you … Continue reading

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Adidas wants us all in – unless you’re a girl.

Adidas has a new marketing campaign called ‘All in’.  ‘Adidas is all in’ is the tag line, and apparently so are (Lionel) Messi, (Derrick) Rose, B.o.B, (David) Beckham and Katy Perry (http://tinyurl.com/4p2xem9). But the trouble is that while everyone is … Continue reading

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