Check out the latest interview with feminist academic and author Sheila Jeffreys on the topic of gender.
“Sheila Jeffreys is a lesbian feminist scholar and political activist. She
is the author of ten books, including Man’s Dominion: The Rise of Women and
the Eclipse of Women’s Rights; Unpacking Queer Politics; and Beauty and
Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West. We spoke of how the
beauty industry harms women.”
Originally published in The Australian by Rachel Baxendale, April 26th 2013.
THE University of Melbourne has declined to condemn gender segregation at public events held by Islamic organisations at its Parkville campus, despite its leading gender-politics academic describing the practice as “sexual apartheid” and a form of “ritualised humiliation”. Continue reading
The number of British women having same-sex encounters has quadrupled in the last 20 years, according to the largest ever survey of Britain’s sexual habits.
The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles revealed a remarkable change in women’s sexual behaviour since the first survey two decades ago.