Week Woman

A Pox on the Patriarchy

This Is Feminism: Speech at Cambridge Union Debate

I thought I’d upload the text of this speech, which contains a celebration of some awesome feminists from around the world, for International Women’s Day 2014. The motion was “This … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s My Job To Educate You

I had about 20 minutes to kill today and I saw a tweet that set me off on a thought-path. Given I’m in a noisy cafe and in a rush, … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 7 Comments

Reports of My Twitter Account Deletion Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

On Friday, I deactivated my twitter account. It wasn’t a decision I reached carefully, after thought and consideration. It wasn’t intended as a statement. I didn’t even really intend for … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 110 Comments

Women’s Aid Speech on Cyber-Harassment

Before I begin, I just want to warn you all, that I will be quoting some of the messages I have received. They include offensive language and references to sexual violence, … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 51 Comments

Open Letter to the Media: A Plea For Fact-Checking

Dear Media, We’ve been in touch a bit over the past few weeks. And before I go any further, I want to thank you. I want to thank you for … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Porn is only damaging when it’s not Murdoch’s porn

Today our esteemed PM, the right honourable David Cameron, announced that from henceforth, ISPs will have to block all online pornography – and consumers will have to take practical steps … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 11 Comments

Our New Lord Chief Justice: A Barrister’s Perspective

- Emma Dixon In November 2011, one of the country’s most senior judges, Lady Justice Hallett, voiced her support for the use of the ‘tie-breaker’ provisions in the Equality Act … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

The Day the Judiciary Didn’t Change

The news – although not yet officially announced – that Sir John Thomas is to succeed Lord Judge as lord chief justice of England and Wales shows how fallible some … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Banknotes Campaign Meets the Bank of England – Statement

Yesterday, the 9th of July, I met the Bank to discuss our campaign, how we might remedy the current issue of Churchill / Fry, and how we might ensure that … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

Taking the Fight to the Bank: Join us on Friday!

What a couple of weeks it’s been! We not only reached, but have actually passed our fundraising target of £13,000, which means we are now in a position to take … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 3 Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 27,228 other followers