Archive for the “Published” category

Hidden horrors

by Rachel Bell on October 17, 2005

Following the New Orleans disaster, reports of widespread rape emerged from the city. They have since been denied by police but confirmed by crisis centres. Is this an attempt to save New Orleans’ image or the establishment covering its tracks? Rachel Bell reports.

Run, rabbit, run

by Rachel Bell on August 22, 2005

Some of the many letters, printed in The Guardian, responsding to my article, It’s porn innit?

‘It’s porn, innit?’

by Rachel Bell on August 15, 2005

What does the Playboy logo mean to you? To WHSmith, it means one of the most popular ranges of stationery ever sold. And it’s aimed at children. What’s going on, asks Rachel Bell.

Are you being served?

by Rachel Bell on July 4, 2005

Do women get as good a deal as men in the pub, the restaurant or the car showroom? To find out, Rachel Bell set Valerie, 64, Rachel, 33, and David, 44, a series of tests

Bridget Jones: big fat lies about big fat bums

by Rachel Bell on January 15, 2005

A bottom the size of two bowling balls? Yeah, right. Rachel Bell argues that the casting of Renée Zellweger undermines the premise of the Bridget Jones character

Subvert the dominant pimpiarchy

by Rachel Bell on November 8, 2004

How did the abusive, exploitative role of Pimp become the epitome of cool? Rachel Bell comments on this outrageous trend in popular culture