Fear in Enclosed Spaces – Don’t Be That Guy
Yesterday I had two rather similar experiences, with vastly different outcomes. One was rather enjoyable – the other triggered a pretty drastic trauma response, the after-effects of which are still … Continue reading
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
How to be the perfect victim – a how-to guide for good girls.
TW for victim-blaming, sexism and racism – many direct quotations included. Don’t feed the trolls If you react in any way other than with silence to people threatening you, you … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
We are running out of time; help spread the word and see justice done!
WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME! We have raised an amazing amount of money to see justice done, but our deadline of the 24th of June is fast approaching! Please … Continue reading
Bank of England Legal Challenge is Going Ahead
As we announced last week, the Bank of England responded to our letter threatening legal action with a disappointingly dismissive response. Their letter claimed that the Equality Act did not … Continue reading