Joy Goh-Mah

Feminist blogger in London

Joy Goh-Mah lives in London and is undertaking her PhD in the social sciences. She is passionate about gender equality and blogs about feminism at Crates and Ribbons.
Reports On 'Leaked Nude Photos' - Just Another Form of

Reports On 'Leaked Nude Photos' - Just Another Form of Victim-Blaming

Leaked. Over and over, the same phrase is being employed. The photographs were leaked... Did the photos of these women suddenly find themselves on the internet in an unfortunate accident, brought about through the laws of physics and a defective containment system? Or was there something else at work here?
02/09/2014 16:33 BST
What Does Physical Attractiveness Have to Do With

What Does Physical Attractiveness Have to Do With Sport?

What is most bewildering is this idea that Bartoli "didn't deserve to win", and that she "shouldn't have won", due to the fact that she was apparently, to them, so unattractive. I've always thought of the Wimbledon Championships as a tennis tournament, and wasn't aware that it was a beauty pageant as well.
08/07/2013 09:32 BST
The Objectification of Women - It Goes Much Further Than Sexy

The Objectification of Women - It Goes Much Further Than Sexy Pictures

When feminists decry the objectification of women, most people immediately think of the images that saturate our magazines, movies, adverts and the Internet. Yet, while sexual objectification is a huge problem, it is, sadly, only a fraction of the objectification of women that permeates our world, from the moment we enter it.
09/06/2013 23:25 BST