Time’s Up: Contraception needs a #MeToo moment

Discussions about consent have entered the mainstream in the last few years, from consent workshops at universities to the open secret of endemic sexual violence being exposed in the media. However, a focus on white, famous women has obscured the roots of the #MeToo movement which was founded by Tarana Burke, a black activist. Originally created…

A Response to ‘Anti-Sex Feminism’ by Jerry Barnett

by Louise Pennington   Written in response to Is Anti-Sex Feminism a Step Backwards for Women’s Rights? by Jerry Barnett Whenever I hear the term “anti-sex”, I sigh. The term ‘anti-sex’ implies that feminists who campaign against pornography and other parts of the ‘sex industry’ hate all sex. This is inaccurate but equally a very clever tactic…