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Elliot Rodger and the price of toxic masculinity – We need to talk about the men who hate women, we need to talk about toxic masculinity.
Not all men – This is a great piece about people who continuously derail the conversation by saying ‘not all men’. Society must take a shared responsibility to end violence against women.
Domestic violence and the difference between attacks on women and attacks on men – I watched this viral advert recently and thought that they had probably presented the figures somewhat dishonestly. It turns out they had. This is a good response.
Tribute to Maya Angelou, a phenomenal woman – I was deeply saddened by Dr Maya Angelou’s passing.
How my Korean mother gave me the courage to transition – The loving support this mother gave her daughter brought tears to my eyes.
Senior Met advisor says rape has been ‘decriminalised’ – Vulnerable women ‘face almost unsurmountable obstacles to justice’.
An open letter – Please stop playing ‘devil’s advocate’.
They’re not really sex chromosomes – A little bit of misinformation is a dangerous thing and can feed into bigoted ideas. This is an important piece on what we’ve come to learn about chromosomes.
Jacob Tobia: Why I’m genderqueer, professional and unafraid – This person is just amazing!
Black feminists: the social context of micro aggressions – If you don’t understand what people mean by ‘micro aggressions’ this is a great piece.
#228 Climate Revolutions ● Transitioning beyond climate and Covid-19 crises ● Conservation without colonialism ● Prisons, profits and punishment ● Surveillance capitalism in India ● The uses of comedy ●Simon Hedges ● Book reviews ● And much more!
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The bonfires of Belfast have a raw relevance. Pádraig Ó Meiscill reflects on an annual controversy.
There’s nothing radical – or funny – about right-wing comedy, says Jake Laverde
Juliet Jacques argues that the way comedians treated Jeremy Corbyn demolished their anti-establishment credentials
Sabrina Huck kicks off the debate on Labour and the left with a re-reading of Dutschke, with an introduction by Hilary Wainwright
Border closures and travel restrictions caused by the pandemic have made family reunification difficult for refugees. But, as Luke Butterly reports, these rights have been eroded over a number of years
The women of a south Delhi neighbourhood have inspired a protest movement which will long outlive their temporary encampment, writes Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya