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# feminism - Today’s News

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess
# Parliamentary Tributes
# Parliamentary Tributes

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess

Updated 9 minutes ago 19,152 Views 6 Comments

The killing of the veteran parliamentarian at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea has led to fresh scrutiny over the security of MPs.

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander

15 minutes ago 544 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement

Updated 15 minutes ago 5,009 Views 4 Comments

The long-serving player confirmed his decision earlier today.

Maths Week: Monday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Monday puzzle

18 minutes ago 1,258 Views 0 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

France name nine uncapped players for November Tests
# XLII De France
From The42
# XLII De France

France name nine uncapped players for November Tests

30 minutes ago 737 Views 1 Comment

A stand-in captain is expected to be named next week after long-term absentee Charles Ollivon announces it to the squad late on Sunday.

Michalak looking forward to 'element of madness' as he leaves Sydney Roosters to reunite with Toulon
# Le Fils Prodigue
From The42
# Le Fils Prodigue

Michalak looking forward to 'element of madness' as he leaves Sydney Roosters to reunite with Toulon

43 minutes ago 1,848 Views 0 Comments

The former out-half will return to Toulon in December in charge of ‘individual player development’, the French club announced on Monday.

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years

1 hour ago 11,983 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard
# The Bomber
From The42
# The Bomber

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard

1 hour ago 1,290 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old ‘Bomber’ impressed Whyte in sparring during the Briton’s training camp for his upcoming heavyweight title eliminator.

'Katie has a very difficult position, and that is something that we will discuss this week'
# Star
From The42
# Star

'Katie has a very difficult position, and that is something that we will discuss this week'

1 hour ago 2,887 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw has suggested the Ireland star may need to adapt her game in the coming days.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

1 hour ago 6,076 Views 6 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

# feminism - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road – this generation may have found its Ellen Ripley
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mad Max: Fury Road – this generation may have found its Ellen Ripley

May 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 391 Views 38 Comments

Characters like Charlize Theron’s Furiosa are so important, particularly in a pop culture landscape that has come to take stock gender roles for granted.

# feminism - Friday 15 May, 2015

Men's rights activists think the new Mad Max film is 'feminist propaganda'
# Fury Road
From The Daily Edge
# Fury Road

Men's rights activists think the new Mad Max film is 'feminist propaganda'

May 15th 2015, 8:55 PM 6,180 Views 9 Comments

They’re saying men are being duped into seeing a film about women by “explosions, fire tornadoes and desert raiders”.

# feminism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Can men be feminists?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Can men be feminists?

Apr 7th 2015, 9:30 AM 355 Views 167 Comments

Never has the question of men’s role in gender equality been so debated.

# feminism - Saturday 7 March, 2015

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were
# Jane Doe
# Jane Doe

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were

Mar 7th 2015, 9:15 AM 30,729 Views 25 Comments

Now a young Irish artist has painted their images to give them back an identity.

# feminism - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Guys ordering #meninist tshirts are getting a REALLY rough time
# Meninist
From The Daily Edge
# Meninist

Guys ordering #meninist tshirts are getting a REALLY rough time

Jan 17th 2015, 1:20 PM 9,015 Views 18 Comments

Harsh words. But fair?

# feminism - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

This UK party leader wants feminism to be "a badge of shame"
# Justice For Men And Boys
# Justice For Men And Boys

This UK party leader wants feminism to be "a badge of shame"

Jan 14th 2015, 10:48 AM 11,666 Views 135 Comments

Mike Buchanan is the leader of Justice For Men and Boys (And For The Women Who Love Them).

# feminism - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

This TD wants a 'sick and abusive' pick-up artist banned from Ireland
# You're Not Getting In
# You're Not Getting In

This TD wants a 'sick and abusive' pick-up artist banned from Ireland

Nov 25th 2014, 2:55 PM 21,298 Views 63 Comments

Billy Kelleher vs Julien Blanc.

# feminism - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Digging soil is against their delicate nature': Turkish president says women are not equal to men
# Istan-bull
# Istan-bull

'Digging soil is against their delicate nature': Turkish president says women are not equal to men

Nov 24th 2014, 9:19 PM 23,301 Views 117 Comments

‘I would kiss my mother’s feet…because the scent of heaven was there.’

Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue
# Business
# Business

Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue

Nov 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 94 Views 40 Comments

We have massive opportunities ahead of us, so let’s seize them.

# feminism - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating
# Portrayal Of Women
# Portrayal Of Women

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 13,942 Views 218 Comments

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

# feminism - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Time Magazine wants to ban the word 'feminist' and the internet isn't happy
# Feminist
From The Daily Edge
# Feminist

Time Magazine wants to ban the word 'feminist' and the internet isn't happy

Nov 12th 2014, 4:12 PM 3,735 Views 24 Comments

The magazine is holding a poll on words that “should be banned”.

# feminism - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Amazing video shows sassy little girls swearing in the name of feminism
# F-Bomb
From The Daily Edge
# F-Bomb

Amazing video shows sassy little girls swearing in the name of feminism

Oct 22nd 2014, 3:58 PM 4,486 Views 10 Comments

Needless to say, the language is very NSFW.

# feminism - Friday 17 October, 2014

Poll: Do you agree with companies paying to freeze female workers' eggs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with companies paying to freeze female workers' eggs?

Oct 17th 2014, 9:38 AM 12,660 Views 61 Comments

Is it a proactive idea or bad message?

# feminism - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?
# Confidence Gap
# Confidence Gap

Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?

Oct 11th 2014, 12:00 PM 108 Views 54 Comments

On average, women are less confident about competing than their male counterparts. Why?

# feminism - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Aziz Ansari using a Beyoncé/Jay-Z analogy to explain feminism is gold
# Feminism
From The Daily Edge
# Feminism

Aziz Ansari using a Beyoncé/Jay-Z analogy to explain feminism is gold

Oct 7th 2014, 5:37 PM 3,391 Views 6 Comments

Explaining it in terms we can all understand.

# feminism - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos
# Women Of The Irish Revolution
# Women Of The Irish Revolution

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos

Sep 28th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,877 Views 20 Comments

Remembering some of the women played who played pivotal roles in Irish revolution.

# feminism - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Trolls threaten to leak Emma Watson's nude photos after feminism speech
# Hacked
From The Daily Edge
# Hacked

Trolls threaten to leak Emma Watson's nude photos after feminism speech

Sep 23rd 2014, 8:08 AM 6,191 Views 2 Comments

Users of the website 4chan claim they will leak the photos in retaliation to Watson’s speech in the UN over the weekend.

# feminism - Monday 22 September, 2014

Emma Watson: Feminism has become an unpopular word – but it's for men, too
# Equality
# Equality

Emma Watson: Feminism has become an unpopular word – but it's for men, too

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 601 Views 84 Comments

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson addressed the UN on the subject of feminism, and why it matters to both men and women.

Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it
# Men And Women
From The Daily Edge
# Men And Women

Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:07 AM 6,835 Views 15 Comments

Wondering why feminism is an issue for men too? Here’s the answer.

# feminism - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats
# Feminist Frequency
# Feminist Frequency

Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats

Aug 27th 2014, 10:07 PM 28,329 Views 215 Comments

Anna Sarkeesian had critiqued the trope of violence against women in video games.

# feminism - Monday 25 August, 2014

Everybody's talking about Beyoncé's 'feminist' moment at the MTV awards
# VMAs
From The Daily Edge
# VMAs

Everybody's talking about Beyoncé's 'feminist' moment at the MTV awards

Aug 25th 2014, 8:19 AM 9,538 Views 6 Comments

Bring on the ‘Beyonce is/isn’t a feminist’ articles.

# feminism - Monday 11 August, 2014

Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism
# Feminism
From The Daily Edge
# Feminism

Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism

Aug 11th 2014, 10:02 AM 13,567 Views 6 Comments

“I’m a very strong feminist…”

# feminism - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Video: Making gender equality work for men
# Gender Roles
# Gender Roles

Video: Making gender equality work for men

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 286 Views 81 Comments

Is achieving gender equality a battle to be fought by women, for women? No. (The hint is in the word ‘equality’.)

# feminism - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Explainer: Why is 'Confused Cats Against Feminism' taking over the internet?
# Femeowism
From The Daily Edge
# Femeowism

Explainer: Why is 'Confused Cats Against Feminism' taking over the internet?

Jul 29th 2014, 9:30 PM 24,871 Views 106 Comments

It’s in response to ‘Women Against Feminism’.

# feminism - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

The 'Hairy Legs Club' is telling women it's OK not to shave - and it's causing uproar
# Why Shave?
From The Daily Edge
# Why Shave?

The 'Hairy Legs Club' is telling women it's OK not to shave - and it's causing uproar

Jul 16th 2014, 4:48 PM 12,280 Views 13 Comments

It’s giving the internet conniptions.

# feminism - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Sandberg: 'If you want to do something nice for your wife, don't buy flowers, do the laundry'
# LEAN IN
# LEAN IN

Sandberg: 'If you want to do something nice for your wife, don't buy flowers, do the laundry'

Apr 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,939 Views 49 Comments

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

# feminism - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Column: Banning the word 'bossy' won't help women
# Ban Bossy
# Ban Bossy

Column: Banning the word 'bossy' won't help women

Mar 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 136 Views 48 Comments

Getting rid of the word won’t get rid of the problem of too few women in leadership – instead, let’s just get used to being “bossed” by a woman, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# feminism - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Column: Motherhood, feminism and the big decision
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Motherhood, feminism and the big decision

Feb 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 84 Views 66 Comments

Should I stay at home with my baby or go back to work? There’s no ‘right’ answer, writes Ann Marie O’Sullivan.

# feminism - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Lisa McInerney: It’s nice that the f-word is no longer such a dirty one
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: It’s nice that the f-word is no longer such a dirty one

Nov 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 70 Views 142 Comments

A few months ago the word “feminist” was strictly taboo for pop stars, but now they’re falling over themselves to identify as feminists, writes Lisa McInerney

# feminism - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned
# Robin Thicke
# Robin Thicke

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:59 PM 36,587 Views 155 Comments

The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.

# feminism - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video
# Hard Out Here
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Out Here

Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,647 Views 2 Comments

Reaction to the Hard out Here video has been mixed.

# feminism - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Lily Allen lays into Robin Thicke and the music industry in new video
# Hard Out Here
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Out Here

Lily Allen lays into Robin Thicke and the music industry in new video

Nov 12th 2013, 7:17 PM 6,811 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard out here for a bitch!

# feminism - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

Nov 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,418 Views 57 Comments

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

# feminism - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Were Femen's breast-baring protests ever truly credible?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Were Femen's breast-baring protests ever truly credible?

Sep 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 814 Views 70 Comments

Allegations that Femen is run by a bully-boy svengali who hand-picks pretty girls to carry out topless protests underlines how confused this approach to tackling sexism really is, writes Lisa McInerney.

# feminism - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

How a Dub steals a car... to the tune of Blurred Lines
# Good Golf
From The Daily Edge
# Good Golf

How a Dub steals a car... to the tune of Blurred Lines

Aug 13th 2013, 8:56 AM 1,730 Views 2 Comments

“You’re the best car in this estate…”

# feminism - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 84 Views 62 Comments

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

# feminism - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Column: Modern dating and the awkward question of who foots the bill...
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Modern dating and the awkward question of who foots the bill...

Jul 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 89 Views 63 Comments

There’s no excuse for women not coughing up when it comes to footing the bill for a date – an equal partnership means equality across the board, writes Aoife O’Connor.

# feminism - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,775 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# feminism - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women
# Roman Polanski
# Roman Polanski

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

May 25th 2013, 5:51 PM 16,066 Views 54 Comments

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes.