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Why It's Fine for Romola Garai to Say We Should #LoseTheLadsMags

Polly Courtney | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Courtney

Using our sexuality is sometimes the only way for women to build enough of a platform to have something to shout from...

Why 'Lose the Lads Mags' Is About Class, Not Sex

Anthony Teasdale | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Anthony Teasdale

There's old morals at play in the world of the interfering liberal. So burlesque is empowering, but stripping isn't; nudity in lads mags is , but nakedness and sexuality is fine as long as it takes place in the glossy pages of a high end fashion magazine or on the walls of their friends' art galleries. They can handle it, you see - not like the rest of us.

Lads' Mags: Objectification Is Bad, But So Are Censorship and Sexual Repression

James Bloodworth | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Bloodworth

The moral panic around lads' mags is also becoming rather disproportionate. Soon you will be technically old enough to have sex, get married and move out of your parents' home, but if you decide you want to buy a copy of Loaded at your local Tesco you will be politely informed that you simply aren't capable of that level of responsibility.

What Glamour Models Have To Say About Lads Mags And Page 3

Frankie Mullin | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Frankie Mullin

On Friday, backers of the Lose The Lads' Mags campaign - coordinated by UK Feminista and Object - will target the Tesco AGM, calling on the UK's biggest retailer to stop selling lads' magazines. Arguments from these feminists centre around the objectification of women and claim the trademark tits-and-arse images in lads' mags are "deeply harmful".

Lose the Lads' Mags? Lose the Censorship

Sarah Woolley | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK
Sarah Woolley

As I squint at the raunchy front covers for Vogue and FHM, I realise that, despite the latter's promise to explain 'Why Gary Barlow Is Just Like You,' I am struggling to tell them apart. Hence my confusion that UK Feminista and Object only target men's magazines in their new campaign.

Shops Could Face Sexual Harassment Claims Over Lads' Mags

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK

High Street retailers could face sexual discrimination or harassment claims if they continue to stock lads' mags, a group of equal rights lawyers have...

'We're Putting Feminism And Women's Rights Back Where They Belong'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

It's been more than 100 years since Emmeline Pankhurst rushed parliament, demanding that women get the vote. Now, her great-granddaughter Helen, a...