Germaine Greer

Type: Person
Name: Germaine Greer
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hatred of women exists in the West as well as the Arab world

'WOMEN have very little idea of how much men hate them,'' wrote Germaine Greer in The Female Eunuch. So outraged were men that wives reportedly took to concealing their copies by wrapping them in plain brown paper. 'WOMEN have very little idea of how ... [Published St Marys Star - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Five Best Things to See at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2014

Before Julian Assange took residence in London's Ecuadorian Embassy, he was spreading his ideas at the 2011 Festival of Dangerous Ideas alongside Germaine Greer, David Marr, Michael Kirby and a slew of other big names. Presented by the Sydney Opera House ... [Published Concrete Playground - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Germaine Greer rehabilitates her patch of SE Qld

Farmlands are rarely returned to their former glory. If farms succeed, agriculture continues. If they fail, the land is often abandoned, the denuded soil left to further degradation from runoff or taken over by weeds. In southeast Queensland, Germaine ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Laurie Penny: In defence of white knights

I would like to apologise to my long-suffering editor. This column is coming in late. I have been busy, you see, sexually servicing all the men and boys who express feminist sentiments in public. Some people have suggested that this idea – that men only ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Feminism, Sexism, Misogyny
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

What will I be if I’m not a mum?

“What will I be when I grow up, if I am not a mum?” my 5-year-old daughter recently asked. I felt compelled to give her an honest and considered response; she is my first-born daughter and I want her to know that she can be and achieve anything she sets ... [Published Women's Agenda - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Caitlin Moran talks Twitter fame, feminism and family

Good Housekeeping sat down with Twitter phenomenon ,  The Times  columnist and feminist comedy author Caitlin Moran .Her memoir How To Be A Woman was a huge hit. It tackled what it’s like to be a woman in the 21st century, as well giving an insight into ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

How online trolls are forcing women offline

As Zelda Williams, daughter of the comedian Robin, is forced to leave social media after she is trolled about her father's death, we look at the rise of misogyny against women online After the sudden death of her father, Robin Williams, earlier this week, ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

International Youth Day 2014: Top Quotes, History and Observance

International Youth DayASEAN/twitterToday is International Youth Day - an initiative that takes place on 12 August every year to celebrate the potential of youth as partners in today's global society.12th August was designated as International Youth Day ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

'Instead of leaning in, I leaned out': why women still need feminism

_ A feminist demonstration, led by Germaine Greer, in 1972. Photograph: The Sydney Morning Herald/Fairfax Media via I admit that I was one of those women who in college and early in my career tended to roll their eyes at the idea of bra-burning and other ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Social media is 'forever': Vic Lib warns

A senior Victorian Liberal has warned that social media comments are "forever", after another series offensive posts linked to party supporters.Fairfax has reported a series of derogatory posts made on Facebook and Twitter by office-holding members of ... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Misogynist rants from Young Libs

Young Liberals at one the country's most elite universities have posted racist, crude and misogynist comments on social media, describing women as ''sluts'', Muslims as ''degenerates'' and saying all feminists are ugly.Only days after two Liberal candidates ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Second Wave Feminism

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/70sfeminism/In the same way, brings together twenty programmes from the BBC Archive that give voice to some of the major feminist thinkers of the 1970s and the issues they addressed, including Germaine Greer, Betty Friedan, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]

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Hatred of women exists in the West as well as t... [Published St Marys Star - Aug 26 2014]
The Five Best Things to See at the Festival of ... [Published Concrete Playground - Aug 26 2014]
Defending Amis and Roth when it comes to the su... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 23 2014]
Germaine Greer rehabilitates her patch of SE Qld [Published ABC Online - Aug 23 2014]
Nik Nak's Weekly Teaser — 20th August, 2014: St... [Published Brentwood Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Laurie Penny: In defence of white knights [Published New Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Edinburgh festival 2014: 10 questions for Sara ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
What will I be if I’m not a mum? [Published Women's Agenda - Aug 18 2014]
Caitlin Moran talks Twitter fame, feminism and ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Aug 15 2014]
Sexist rants reveal blind eye to misogynist cul... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 15 2014]
How online trolls are forcing women offline [Published Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
Nik Nak's Weekly Teaser — 13th August, 2014: In... [Published Brentwood Gazette - Aug 13 2014]
Why Roxane Gay Is No ‘Bad Feminist’ [Published Daily Beast - Aug 12 2014]
International Youth Day 2014: Top Quotes, Histo... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 12 2014]
We don't want their type in Bendigo: Allan [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 11 2014]
'Instead of leaning in, I leaned out': why wome... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
Social media is 'forever': Vic Lib warns [Published Prime 7 - Aug 10 2014]
'Get some sluts for me': Young Liberals at elit... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 10 2014]
Misogynist rants from Young Libs [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 09 2014]
Maya  Angelou (1928 – 2014) : Favour  and flavour [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 04 2014]
No More Waiting for Beckett as Festival Gets un... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 01 2014]
Second Wave Feminism [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]
FGM: two young women who woke up world and forc... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Suzanne Noble: “What’s on your mantelpiece?” [Published The Steeple Times - Jul 25 2014]
A Literary Tour of Paris [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
How to Get Laid in Brooklyn [Published Daily Beast - Jul 25 2014]
#WomenAgainstFeminism [Published Daily Beast - Jul 24 2014]
Sorry Beyoncé, Rosie the Riveter is no feminist... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Germaine Greer’s Activism Takes Root in Austral... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 23 2014]
Architecture in the spotlight at international ... [Published Infolink - Jul 23 2014]
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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 ...
More Misandric BBC Feminist Propaganda - Kirsty... [Published St George West - May 14 2014]
Mike Buchanan : The BBC has reached a new low in documentary making. Kirsty Wark -- a relentlessly feminist-friendly presenter on Newsnight and elsewhere -- presents a fictional world in which misandry doesn't exist, only women suffer from sexism, ...
Mark Steyn: The slow death of free speech [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 18 2014]
These days, pretty much every story is really the same story: In Galway, at the National University of Ireland, a speaker who attempts to argue against the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) programme against Israel is shouted down with cries of ...
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