Posts Tagged “raunch culture”

Danny Dyer helps us join the dots between porn culture and male sexual violence

by Rachel Bell on May 5, 2010

With the furore over Danny Dyer and Zoo, Rachel Bell reminds us how lad mags feed gender violence and pulls apart the usual lad mag defenses

University challenge

by Rachel Bell on February 9, 2007

With the sex industry now targeting students, more and more young women are taking a stand against lads’ mags and lap-dancing clubs. Rachel Bell reports.

Students move into pole position

by Rachel Bell on January 8, 2007

While many students embrace raunch culture, a growing number are refusing to accept sexism on campus says Rachel Bell.

Porn creep in the corner shop

by Rachel Bell on March 29, 2006

MP Claire Curtis-Thomas calls for media regulation to end the normalisation of porn in our newsagents.

Challenging the ‘Sex Sells’ Cliché

by Rachel Bell on February 12, 2006

Everywhere you turn these days there are sexualised images of women’s bodies as porn becomes more and more mainstream. Rachel Bell investigates the growing protest movement against the normalisation of porn in everyday life.

Talking to Page 3 models

by Rachel Bell on November 15, 2005

On the 35th anniversary of Page 3, I suggested the Guardian Women’s page cover the story, with the view to asking why is a newspaper still getting away with representing women in this way, and rarely any other way? I interviewed former Page 3 models and asked MP Clare Short to write about her experience trying to outlaw Page 3.

Run, rabbit, run

by Rachel Bell on August 22, 2005

Some of the many letters, printed in The Guardian, responsding to my article, It’s porn innit?

Subvert the dominant pimpiarchy

by Rachel Bell on November 8, 2004

How did the abusive, exploitative role of Pimp become the epitome of cool? Rachel Bell comments on this outrageous trend in popular culture