Author Archives: Elly Tams
This is a brilliant post about OBJECT, and some of the problems with ‘anti-objectification’ feminist campaigns, from Hippie Critical. http://hippiecritical.wordpress.com/2010/03/10/the-big-o/ I am delighted other feminists have noticed some of the political problems inherent in organisations such as OBJECT, and that … Continue reading
My latest post on feminists objecting to the sex industry in cities, at Liberal Conspiracy: http://liberalconspiracy.org/2010/06/29/rejecting-the-not-in-my-back-yard-approach-to-feminism/ Hope you might join in the debate!
This is an interesting discussion of the ‘pro-sex industry’ versus ‘anti-sex industry’ positions within contemporary feminism: http://notanodalisque.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/sex-work-and-the-feminist-frenzy/#comments
Two English feminist groups (The Fawcett Society and OBJECT) were celebrating this week, when their lobbying against lap-dancing clubs led to new legislation. Lap-dancing clubs in England must now apply to councils for a licence which has to be renewed … Continue reading
On Thurs June 17th OBJECT organised an ‘Action For Men’ in London. http://www.ukfeminista.org.uk/blog/2010/06/16/54-actionformeninlondonthurs17th.html They didn’t advertise it on their own website. The action involved distributing leaflets to men in pub toilets, which were made to look like Court summons, telling … Continue reading