Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are over – cue the sexist jibes

Look at Ed Sheeran. Look at the Beatles. No one listened to the Kaiser Chiefs’ ‘Ruby’, rolled their eyes and wondered aloud whether they would stop writing about their girlfriends soon. So why do we have such a problem with women such as Swift doing the same? 

I feel the pain of the straight white men silenced by feminism

Apparently, women are 'having their cake and eating it too', profiting from an unfair double standard and 'getting away with stuff men never would'. Like sexual assault? Like mass shootings? Like war crimes? Like terrorist attacks? Like human trafficking?

Banning the burkini is misogynistic

Choosing to conflate a cultural and religiously inspired mode of attire – which women choose to wear to feel safe from the sexual gaze of society while partaking in a very ordinary pastime – with a terrorist group is a convenient ‘othering’ of fellow citizens in times of national crisis

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Calling all men! Five ways you can be a feminist at work

Is the need for feminism dead? Saatchi & Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts seems to think so, at least in the advertising industry. He’s been put on leave for saying the gender equality debate in his industry is “over”. So at least one senior executive disagrees. Cindy Gallop, former president of global advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York, meanwhile, has recently described advertising as: “a closed loop of white guys talking to other white guys about other white guys.”