Germaine Greer

Type: Person
Name: Germaine Greer
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Eva Cox

Eva was born in pre-war Vienna. She escaped with her mother who took her to England, and then Australia.Eva's father would often ask her: 'What have you done to change the world today?'.Eva fell in with the Push, a collection of bohemians and intellectuals ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

My attacker was jailed. Do I have to be grateful?

The man who tried to strangle me to death got four years in prison. Was that too much, too little? At the time it didn’t matter, I was just happy that he was off the streets, that the police had believed me, that, in the end, I didn’t have to give evidence ... [Published New Statesman - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Does Kate have a “bastard job”?

It may appear to onlookers that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is living the post-script to a modern fairy-tale: married into royalty, she has a young family alongside a rewarding public role (not to mention her much coveted wardrobe). But I wonder whether ... [Published University of Nottingham Impact - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fragments, shadows and projections: Greer on Sappho

Public intellectual, Professor Germaine Greer recently addressed the 10 Great Books crowd about the Greek lyric poet and romantic figure, Sappho.Sappho is a character of whom we know little, but speculate much.There is enough archeological rubble and ... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Business Of Cutting Ourselves About

To cut or not to cut. That is the question that Andee Jones tackles.Whatever you think about the practice of female genital cutting or mutilation (FGM), let’s get just one thing straight. FGM is not about patriarchy. Rather, it is said, there are a million ... [Published New Matilda - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kate is 'Too Thin' and 'Has a Bastard of a Job', Claims Germaine Greer

Iconic Australian feminist Germaine Greer has labelled Kate Middleton as "too thin" and just a "womb" for the Royal family.Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives for a SportsAid reception at "Home Nation House," during the 2014 Commonwealth ... [Published International Business Times India - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Kate Middleton Attacked By Well-Known Feminist For Getting Pregnant Too Soon

Kate Middleton has come under some serious fire from a well-known feminist, as she finds herself cancelling public engagements due to the acute morning sickness she has been suffering from with her second royal pregnancy.Germaine Greer, who is an Australian ... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Amal Alamuddin dragged into the bride wars

This week human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin got married to a famous actor with a retina-dazzling smile and an impressive property portfolio.Alamuddin is an Oxford and New York University-educated barrister who speaks several languages and has worked ... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

'The girl is too thin' - Feminist Germaine Greer on Kate Middleton

Germaine Greer, left, says Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge is 'too thin'. Photos /The Duchess of Cambridge may already be pregnant with her second child and plans to add another baby to the royal brood but one controversial feminist has slammed her ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 8 reports

Prominent feminist launches scathing attack on ‘too thin’ Kate

Controversial Australian feminist Germaine Greer says Kate Middleton is "too thin" and shouldn't have any more children.In an extraordinary attack on the Royal Family she said Kate, 32, had a "b*****d of a job" because she had been "put in charge of William". ... [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Londoners diary: Germaine Greer joins the queue to give Kate a kicking

“She is vomiting her guts up and shouldn’t have been made to go through all this again so soon,” said Greer, on the topic of the Duchess’s second pregnancy. “It’s not so much that she has to be a womb but she has to be a mother. I would hope after this ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 14 reports

Duchess of Cambridge is too thin and has a 'bastard of a job', Germaine Greer says | UK news

The Duchess of Cambridge is too thin, has a “bastard of a job” and was pressured into getting pregnant a second time, Germaine Greer says. Speaking to European Newsweek, the author weighed in on the position and life of the duchess. “She has been put ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]

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"sappho is no longer an author" says Greer. "She’s a celebrity."

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Eva Cox [Published ABC Online - Oct 23 2014]
Zoella is a great role model - she changed my life [Published The Independent - Oct 22 2014]
My attacker was jailed. Do I have to be grateful? [Published New Statesman - Oct 22 2014]
Transmisogyny and “Radical” feminism [Published The Oxford Student - Oct 20 2014]
13 Portraits Of Britain's Most Successful Senio... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 16 2014]
Does Kate have a “bastard job”? [Published University of Nottingham Impact - Oct 15 2014]
Fragments, shadows and projections: Greer on Sa... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 12 2014]
Kate Middleton returns to parents' home after ‘... [Published Closer Online - Oct 11 2014]
The World Is Squared – Episode 3: The Greek Cal... [Published Crooked Timber - Oct 11 2014]
Linda Kelsey on the celebrity male sex object [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Oct 10 2014]
The Business Of Cutting Ourselves About [Published New Matilda - Oct 10 2014]
Grayson Perry has a pitiably phalloscopic persp... [Published Spectator - Oct 09 2014]
Grayson Perry has a pitiably phalloscopic persp... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Oct 09 2014]
We have to stop weight-shaming pregnant women [Published Essential Baby - Oct 09 2014]
Kate is 'Too Thin' and 'Has a Bastard of a Job'... [Published International Business Times India - Oct 09 2014]
Mark Latham dribbled out some truly idiotic stu... [Published The Vine - Oct 09 2014]
How media reports affect trans people, and what... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 08 2014]
Kate Middleton Attacked By Well-Known Feminist ... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 07 2014]
Kate Middleton ‘Attacked’ By Feminist Writer, D... [Published International Business Times Australia - Oct 07 2014]
Women at War: Ladies, If we're not together, we... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 06 2014]
KATE MIDDLETON: Why women don’t want to be her [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 04 2014]
So there's never been a burqa in parliament, an... [Published WA Today - Oct 04 2014]
If I were queen for a day, I’d abolish sex educ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
Amal Alamuddin dragged into the bride wars [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 03 2014]
Julia Gillard takes her side of the story to Bu... [Published Women's Agenda - Oct 02 2014]
Feminism's Pyrrhic victories [Published Cape Cod Online - Oct 01 2014]
Dog's fate unclear after attack on owner [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 30 2014]
'The girl is too thin' - Feminist Germaine Gree... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 30 2014]
'Kate Middleton Is Too Thin & Has A B**tard Of ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 30 2014]
Germaine Greer speaks out about the Duchess of ... [Published Bath Chronicle - Sep 30 2014]
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The World Is Squared – Episode 3: The Greek Cal... [Published Crooked Timber - Oct 11 2014]
My travelogue continues … By the way, check out friend-o-the-blog Sam Bikinoraion ’s blog – he is also going round the world this year, and seems to be visiting a load of my favourite places, which I didn’t fancy taking the kids to. This episode takes ...
Kalb on the 60s [Published Oz Conservative - Sep 16 2014]
Jim Kalb has written a piece for Crisis Magazine about the 1960s. He takes a generous approach to the 60s radicals, arguing that their reaction to a materialistic culture was understandable but that their solutions made things worse.It's written to ...
Germaine Greer and her new book, "White Beech" [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 12 2014]
David L. Ulin at the LA Times: What Greer is arguing for is a kind of environmental absolutism. In her view, the country, the planet even, is not beyond saving, but only if we open up our way of thinking. We need to know more, so we can understand ...
Barbara Kay: Paul Bernardo’s ‘fiancée’ is disor... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 04 2014]
In the annals of Canadian crime, the sexually sadistic murderers Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka stand out for the extraordinary horror they evoked in the nation. Time has not dimmed that revulsion, nor our chagrin in seeing Homolka escape full justice ...
‘Gender is having a moment’: How the wars over ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 31 2014]
Nothing the Canadian Association For Equality does, even a picnic, is untouched by controversy and outrage in the modern gender wars. The men’s rights organization, newly granted charitable status, has been on a roll, raising funds for a resource centre ...
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