Tag Archives: Women

Breaking the Stained Glass Ceiling (guest post)

by Hannah Earlier this month, the General Synod of the Church of England passed a motion to allow for the appointment of female bishops for the first time.  This move has been a long time coming: as far back as … Continue reading

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No paying, no gain?

The Times paywall has now been up for a month. Since July 2nd visitors to its website have had to pay either £1 for 24 hours access, or for a subscription rate. Various esteemed media bods have tried to estimate … Continue reading

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How women will circumvent the veil ban

Paperback Rioter can exclusively reveal how Muslim women in France are going to get round the ban on the niqab: The women’s groups I spoke to said it was an acceptable compromise, which cover their faces while also showing respect … Continue reading

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More on the veil

Although it would be best not to get too complacent, it seems there is very little chance of a ban on Muslim veils in Britain being imposed any time soon. Banning the wearing of the Islamic full veil in public would … Continue reading

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How Roman Polanski can evade justice

by Hannah (who’s now writing so much I don’t think she needs the title of “Guest Poster”. I’ve watched precisely two Roman Polanski films all the way through; both times with my school, and both were adaptations of books I … Continue reading

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The unveiling of intolerance

I last wrote about veils over three and a half years ago. When I did so, I said that it would hopefully be a while before the subject returned. And it has. Just over three and a half years, to … Continue reading

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