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Feminists Must Put Porn Blocks 'Back On The Table', Says Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK

Feminists in the UK have dropped the ball over extreme porn legislation, a London conference has heard, with activists urged to put David Cameron's mu...

The UK Porn Industry Gets Nasty

Gail Dines | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK
Gail Dines

Here is what Stop Porn Culture has to say to porn performers: Don't come to our conference to protest, come to organize with us against an industry that treats you as a commodity, when they can make a profit off of you, and then as a liability if you speak out about the harms done to you physically and emotionally.

Pornstars to Stage Protest in London

Jerry Barnett | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK
Jerry Barnett

Female pornstars can't win: they are labelled victims, and if they try to defend what they do for a living, this is taken as proof of just how 'oppressed' they are. According to SPC and Object, their voices are not worth hearing. This is why we are protesting outside the SPC conference from 3pm on Saturday 15 March.

The Real Great British Porn Experiment Began in 1970

Stephanie Davies-Arai | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Tech
Stephanie Davies-Arai

The real great British porn experiment actually began in 1970 when an image previously described as 'porn', available only within age-restricted publications on the top shelf, was first placed in a mass circulation non age-restricted daily newspaper.

Becoming a Radical Feminist: On Male Violence, Cultural Femicide and Sisterhood

Louise Pennington | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

The older I get, the more I believe that 'equality' is nothing more than a smokescreen to prevent the true liberation of women. Equality before the law means nothing when violence is endemic; when women are most likely to live in poverty; when no one bothers to actually enforce the existing equality legislation.

The Hypocrisy of Pornography

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Shepherd

I may be wrong but in the same way it is perceived that women may think they have to act and perform a certain way during sex because of porn, then surely the same principal can be applied to naïve or impressionable gay men, which in this case could prove dangerous

The Coalition Is in Danger of Doing the Right Thing About Gender in Schools

Triona Kennedy | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Triona Kennedy

The Home Office has shown, this week, that it recognises gender inequality is a problem and education is an important part of the solution. The Scandinavians are leagues ahead. Let's put our energies into trying to catch up with them instead of denying that we have a serious problem on that front.