UN Insists Women Should Stay Home And Look After Their Babies

This seems a rather career limiting insistence by the United Nations - that women really must just stay home with their babies for the good of the future society. For that is what is being said with this statement...

Socialism Is For Women, Capitalism For Men – Remove The Female Vote Therefore

An interesting little survey from the United States showing that this idea of votes for women was a bad one. Or, to be a little less jocular about it, that there really are differences between men and women, on...

We’ll Never Solve The Rape Trial Problem And Not Just Because Men Are Pigs

Nor is our rape trial problem because we inhabit a patriarchy, nor even because the underlying problem is purely about consent to an entirely legal activity. It is, obviously enough, legal to have sex - we don't go around...

Don’t Be Silly, Of Course Boris Johnson Is A Feminist

There's a certain amount of confused thinking going on here and it's not by us: Boris Johnson ridiculed for claiming he is a feminist Why ridiculed? Boris Johnson’s claim that he is a feminist has been ridiculed by Labour MP Jess Phillips....

If Spalding Has A Boys School And A Girls School Why Not Gendered Activities?

One of these little events that rather seems to have got blown out of proportion. Up in Lincolnshire the local schools were offering, to primary school pupils, the opportunity to come see what the big boys and girls do...

The Russian Bonus For Wearing Short Skirts To Work – You Think We’ve A...

Having actually lived in Russia for some years this story just does amuse. A firm is promoting the idea of "femininity" at work for a month and this includes a bonus for turning up to work in a short...

The Lewis Chessman And The Deeply, Deeply, Unperceptive Antiques Dealer

This is a nice little story. The Lewis Chessmen are a set of chess and other game pieces that were discovered up there in porridgeland in 1831. They're of Viking design, carved of walrus ivory. Very distinctive. Really rather...

A Particularly Idiot Argument Over Jack The Ripper

So there's an historian suggesting that the victims of Jack the Ripper weren't in fact regular prostitutes. Fair enough and why not, both fun and informative to chew over the old evidence and see if minds should be changed....

The Marxist Explanation For Miss India’s All Pasty White Complexion Finalists

To start with a question - doesn't anyone read Jane Austen any more? For that is all that is needed to understand why all the finalists in this year's Miss India contest seem to have the same rather pale...

The Battle Of The Sexes , Mum’s Been Playing Away – 1 in 10...

It's long been whispered that some 10% of paternity allocations are wrong. The Mum's been playing away and that young sproglet isn't in fact the child of who she says it is. We're now gaining confirmation of this through...

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Afua Hirsch Doesn’t Understand The Media At All As She Whines...

I think this is quite lovely, the multiple levels upon which Adua Hirsch has misunderstood her own industry, the national media. She's complaining about...