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Hilary Clinton

In an article entitled ‘Western feminist outrage does not extend to dead Nigerian boys‘. Kathy Gyngell, writing in ‘The Conservative Woman‘, rails against Hilary Clinton and Michelle Obama for their outpourings about the tragic kidnapping of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram, whilst ignoring the fact that,

‘at least 59 Nigerian boys who have already been slaughtered by Boko Haram’.

Hilary Clinton, is currently a presidential candidate in waiting. She is a rabid feminist and has been for forty years.

She is so focused on women’s and girls’ issues, I think she has just completely lost the plot – as have most feminists.

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Who stole feminism? My take on Christina Hoff Sommers’s position

I am a great admirer of Christina Hoff Sommers. She is an intelligent, articulate and brave woman, who stands implacably opposed to what she calls ‘Gender Feminism’, as I do . However, increasingly, her position is becoming untenable in my respectful submission.

When she wrote Who Stole Feminism, around twenty years ago now, the zeitgeist was different. Her so-called ‘Equity Feminism’, seemed like a valid alternative to the Gender Feminism she so castigates, but time has shown that Gender Feminism is the real deal that we have bought lock, stock and barrel.

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