Julie Bindel

Julie Bindel is a journalist, author and feminist campaigner. Her latest book is The Pimping Of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth (Palgrave Macmillan)

Feminists will only “chill out” when male violence and harassment is eradicated

Women would be fools not to hate those who abuse us

For feminism to be effective, women and girls need to demand our rights and not rely on men to hand them over

We need to stop celebrating men who do the bare minimum

Women aren’t passive objects; we don’t need to wait around for somebody to grant our empowerment

The “sex by deception” law must stay to protect women from trans predators

Julie Bindel and Melanie Newman say women’s rights were not considered in legislation that allows trans people to effectively decide their own gender

Marguerite Stern, a feminist activist who was attacked yesterday in France, speaks to Julie Bindel about why she will never give up campaigning for the rights of women and girls

As couples move away from the traditional binds of marriage, Julie Bindel wonders whether heterosexuals are soon to become the new sexual outlaws

Feminists should be against the death penalty on the basis that the criminal justice system is built upon sexism, racism and class prejudice