Germaine Greer

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Rose McGowan. Photograph: Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty

Before I meet Rose McGowan, I spend a lot of time wondering which Rose McGowan I am going to meet.  The steely Rose McGowan who faced down her a(...)

Sir Roger Scruton believes heresy is central to understanding the erosion of free speech

A principal function of the university is to conduct rational enquiry in order to discover/create new knowledge. Rational enquiry is dependent on acad(...)

In The Whole Woman, Germaine Greer writes of surrogacy: “. . . if preparing a womb to harbour the progeny of strangers is morally acceptable to us, we(...)

Would it be acceptable if healthy women dealing with, say, body image concerns or employers who don’t want them to be off work, chose AWT as a substitute for a normal pregnancy? Photograph: iStock

In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (1932), something odd is going on at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre. The process is ectogenesi(...)

Carl Cederström photographed by Eva Dahlin/OR Books

“He covered my mouth with his hand and introduced his penis. I thought my last hour had arrived. I had the feeling my stomach was turning.” These are(...)

Germaine Greer: unignorable, still combative and leading the conversation. Photograph: BBC

Who said this: “An awful lot of husbands enact a diurnal crime on the body of their wives everyday”? And who said this, about 30 years later: “Most ra(...)

Edna O’Brien

The 2018 Hay Festival, in collaboration with The Pool, published this list of 100 books by women, including works by Iris Murdoch, Edna O’Brien, Maria(...)

Author Germaine Greer: “I can hear the feminists screaming at me, ‘you’re trivialising rape’ .” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Author and feminist academic Germaine Greer has called for the lowering of punishment for rape and said society should not see it as a “spectacularly (...)

Personally, I found Germaine Greer’s contribution to the debate the most seriously unpalatable. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Don’t know about you, but I certainly haven’t been feeling much solidarity with some of the emissaries from the sisterhood’s senior ranks who’ve been (...)

The Dorchester Hotel in London, where hostesses say they were groped and sexually harassed at a men-only charity dinner last week

The British charity The President’s Club is to close after an exposé in the Financial Times, detailing the harassment of hostesses at an event it held(...)

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