Posts Tagged “sexism”

Caution: Men at work

by Rachel Bell on April 28, 2006

Women shouldn’t put up with porn at work, says Rachel Bell, after watching C4’s Dispatches.

Porn creep in the corner shop

by Rachel Bell on March 29, 2006

MP Claire Curtis-Thomas calls for media regulation to end the normalisation of porn in our newsagents.

Action Man

by Rachel Bell on March 1, 2006

One man taking violence against women out of the realm of ‘women’s issues’ and giving young boys and men a positive role model is Damian Carnell, from Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum (NDVF). Rachel Bell meets him and gets a male perspective on male violence.

Challenging the ‘Sex Sells’ Cliché

by Rachel Bell on February 12, 2006

Everywhere you turn these days there are sexualised images of women’s bodies as porn becomes more and more mainstream. Rachel Bell investigates the growing protest movement against the normalisation of porn in everyday life.

First Born

by Rachel Bell on December 1, 2005

The 30-year-olds of today are the first women to have enjoyed equality legislation all their lives. Are these women aware how women’s working lives have changed? Do they feel discriminated against? Rachel Bell asks five women born in 1975, working in jobs where inequality is camouflaged

Two men on Page 3

by Rachel Bell on November 15, 2005

Here’s the right answer if you’re a man faced with the Page 3 debate at a dinner party. Thank you Damian Carnell. Oh and to have a clue about what your girlfriend thinks, read Clare Short’s book, Dear Clare..this is what women feel about Page 3, documenting 1000’s of letters Clare recieved from girls and women.

Talking to Page 3 models

by Rachel Bell on November 15, 2005

On the 35th anniversary of Page 3, I suggested the Guardian Women’s page cover the story, with the view to asking why is a newspaper still getting away with representing women in this way, and rarely any other way? I interviewed former Page 3 models and asked MP Clare Short to write about her experience trying to outlaw Page 3.

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.

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

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