Belinda Brown is author of ‘The Private Revolution’ and a number of well-cited academic papers. More recently, she has started writing and blogging for The Daily Mail and The Conservative Woman. She has a particular interest in men’s issues and the damage caused by feminism.
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Belinda Brown: Memo to the uber-liberal Danes. Pornography is addictive and damaging
A Danish “sexology” professor, Christian Graugaard, has had what I would call a very Danish idea – to show pornography in sex education classes in order to help students become more critical of what they watch online. The Danes, it has to be said, have a very different approach towards sex and since their age […]
Belinda Brown: Sorry, Rachel, but taking a Cabinet seat then going on maternity leave is anything but feminist
Labour high-flier Rachel Reeves’s boast that, if her party wins the General Election in May, she will hold a post in Cabinet while taking maternity leave, made my jaw drop. These are two incredibly important jobs. By choosing to do them at the same time she totally negates the value of both. Her desire to […]
Belinda Brown: Esther’s brickbat for men. When will women stand up for the second sex?
Esther McVey wants to help other women benefit from the de facto female quota system that has been so kind to her. Unusually, she wants to extend female bounty into a less well paid, less prestigious profession – building. With an EU target of half a million more women into employment by the beginning of […]
Belinda Brown: Feminists are wrong. Ordinary women need ordinary men
Last Wednesday Professor Baroness Alison Wolf gave a speech on feminism and welfare as part of the Demos postliberalism lecture series at the University of Westminster. Professor Wolf specialises in the relationship between education and the labour market. She has a particular interest in training and skills policy, universities, and the medical workforce. The XX […]
Belinda Brown: The great majority of women prioritise children and family over career success
Changing Families and feminist blind spots: have female friendly policies been captured by middle class feminists? On Wednesday, Alison Wolf will be delivering the third lecture in the Demos series “A Post-Liberal Future”. Wolf in her book “The XX factor; how working women are creating a new society” highlights how we are living in a […]
Belinda Brown: Women as combat soldiers? We don’t need an equal opportunity to kill
Richard Kemp wrote an excellent article on why women should not be engaged in direct combat. His argument was vilified. I would like to examine what it is that blinds so many to what is highly informed common sense First, the concept of equal opportunities has become distorted and misused. Equal opportunities was about creating […]