Zoe Stavri

Zoe Stavri is an anarchist and feminist who blogs at Another Angry Woman (http://stavvers.wordpress.com)

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Have you heard the joke about Rolf Harris? It's not funny

Laughing at his crimes is to maintain the frighteningly prevalent belief that all of this is no big deal

The police officers who called a woman a “f****** slag” on her voicemail show exactly why victims fear coming forward to report domestic violence

This kind of institutional misogyny in the force doesn't look like it'll be ending soon

Holding up a No More Page 3 t-shirt won't make us forget Russell Brand's sexist past

I somehow doubt that the comedian has slain his internal sexism

A mugshot of Ian Watkins released by South Wales Police following his guilty pleas

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins: The powerful men who abuse - and lie about it

Sometimes this lie is readily lapped up and believed

A lesson in cause and effect: Drunk women do not cause rape. Rapists cause rape.

Lumping responsibility on the survivor helps rapists justify their actions to themselves, and helps them get away with it

Don't ban 'rape porn' - introduce more porn with negotiation and boundary-setting

Banning rape porn will not make it go away, but send it underground where we are less able to observe the safety of performers

Making sport more competitive? PE lessons already embarrass and alienate some students

Why not give students the choice of which activity they partake in?

Most of us know the body does not have a 'way of shutting down' to prevent rape, but we have to change the thinking of those who don't

“Although she wasn't necessarily willing, she didn't put up a fight”

An open letter to FHM, on why it’s not acceptable to refer to women as ‘victims’

Violence against women is no laughing matter, and features like this only make it worse. What does the magazine think it is trying to achieve with this stuff?

The Savile accusations are sickening, but not surprising - rape is more common than we admit

The police were informed of accusations towards Savile, but nobody acted. Estimates suggest that many more women are subjected to sexual assault than we realise.

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How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

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Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
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They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
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The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
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The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
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I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
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