Radical feminist Julie Blindel and rightwing commentator Milo Yiannopoulis have been banned from speaking at a Manchester Students’ Union debate on free speech.
‘Isolated, outcast and bullied’: Manchester director reveals inspiration for feminist sci-fi film The Last of Her Blood
Feminist science-fiction film The Last of Her Blood that follows a young woman’s fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic reality and is based in Manchester is set for release on June 12.
The Sun’s decision to whip its topless models off Page 3 is a positive sign of progress but a small step in the fight against sexism, according to a Manchester campaigner.
Blurred lines? ‘Creepy’ Robin Thicke trends in Manchester as angry Twitter users troll #AskThicke web chat
Users are bombarding the VH1 chat hashtag with references to the 2013 summer hit featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I. that some users have dubbed ‘misogynistic’ and a ‘rape anthem’.
Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls campaign: Piccadilly Gardens protest calls on governments to act for girls ‘enslaved’
Around 230 girls were abducted at dawn from their boarding school in Chibok in the north-eastern state of Borno, Nigeria, three weeks ago – with eight more reportedly snatched on Sunday.
Degrading? Not for the girls! Manchester stripper says lap dancing ’empowers’ women as she laughs at punters
Human rights organisation OBJECT successfully campaigned for a licensing regime in 2009 requiring lap dancing clubs to be regulated by local councils as sex entertainment venues (SEVs) as appose to the previous categorisation of ‘leisure centres’.