Why are some women boycotting Twitter?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Jemal Countess/Getty Images Image caption Model Chrissy Teigen is among those participating in the boycott Many women have declared they will boycott Twitter on Friday, in solidarity with Rose McGowan, whose account was temporarily suspended. The actress is among the alleged victims of disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and one of the first [...]

Should a white man tell a black trans woman’s story?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Netflix While Marsha P Johnson may not be a household name, a fiery digital debate has started about who is “allowed” to bring her story to the screen. Johnson was a black transgender woman and outspoken advocate for transgender rights in the 1960s. Most famously, she was a key participant in the 1969 [...]

The UK city where sex work is banned, but hasn’t stopped

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Hull News Pictures Hull is the UK’s only city to have banned sex workers from its red light district, effectively making prostitution illegal. The council says the policy is working, but Millie, who once worked on the streets herself, says it increases the danger for the women involved. Sex work “slithered” into Millie’s [...]