Stop Dribbling Woman – Jane Austen Wasn’t Underpaid

A little exegesis of how stories become garbled - and feminised - as they pass along the line. Here at Vox we're told that Jane Austen was underpaid, wildly underpaid in fact, even by the standards of her time: Apparently...

Toxic Sexism And Misandry From Caroline Lucas

It's difficult to see how this isn't sexist hate speech: I’m calling for a cabinet of women to stop a disastrous no-deal Brexit Apparently ovaries are a necessary possession to be able to rule the country: We need an “emergency cabinet”...

And Why Wouldn’t Female Beauty Aid Women’s Top Careers?

The original statement was not that as you're a munter don't bother trying to gain one of the top jobs. Rather, that possession of a certain amount of beauty was going to be an aid to women in gaining...

Sadly, Sonia Sadha Appears Not To Understand Human Fertility

Sonia Sadha - a woman in her 30s with no children - is very excited by the idea of being able to delay the menopause. And why not, obviously enough. Except she's managed to not understand the particular point...

Proof That Feminism Won – Capitalism Is Co-opting It

Some women are never pleased. Proof perfect that the feminist project has in fact won is seen as a terrible imposition of yet more of the patriarchy: For the past 10 years, capitalism has been co-opting the language of...

Why Miss England?

The termagants at The Guardian are finding it very difficult to work out why women would want to enter the Miss England contest. For clearly it is the combination of career and the ability to identify intersectionality which determines...

Owen Jones Discovers Something Surprising About Human Sexuality

That the man is well into his 30s before he works this out is a bit of a surprise but there we go, no one's been accusing Owen Jones of maturity these years. He has just uncovered something about...

Some Men Actually Are Sexist You Know

Yet another grouping that fails to understand how markets work: The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) is calling time on beers that feature sexist names or imagery at its flagship annual event, the Great British beer festival, in a...

Capitalism Is Just So Intensely Feminist

If we think over the problems that the wealth and income of capitalism have solved for us we'd have to conclude that it's the most feminist socioeconomic system ever. It wasn't the state that invented nor popularised the vacuum...

Today’s Question – Can Sarah Ditum Count?

Given that we are talking about fertility and other wimmins' things perhaps it would be unkind to mention Barbie and her "Math is hard" comment. But that does seem to apply to Sarah Ditum here. Just to be clear, how...

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Well Of Course Truvada Will Increase The Amount Of Risky Sexual...

Truvada is a pill which provides pre-exposure prophylaxis. That is, one gets to go do the risky stuff while reducing the likelihood of getting...