A profound betrayal of women

@Glesga_keelie is one of our regular contributors and was moved to write on misogyny and the betrayal of trust between men and women, which we thought worth sharing with our Sole Sisters audience


There is a depressing and concerning article in today’s Guardian.

Reading it this morning plunged me into a sense of genuine despair and fuelled an acute anxiety that I cannot shake.

The story reveals the existence of a database on to which ordinary men – husbands, boyfriends, fathers, sons – share and swap intimate (nude or otherwise) images of women in their lives (past or present) with other men.

Like Panini stickers for the porn generation.

Called AnonIB, the database has now gone behind a paywall so any unsuspecting woman will have to pay to find out if the man she loved has posted pictures of her for other men to… well, what do you think they’re doing with those images?

A dehumanising way to behave

There’s a deep sickness about so much modern culture. At its centre – as always – is how (some) men behave towards women…

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Straight to the heart of government

On Sunday, April 18, the Sole Sisters visited the constituency offices of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf. Mr Yousaf is a central figure in our peaceful protest that women's voices are not being heard in policy-making and legislative changes. He is the architect of the Hate Crime Bill that offers the … Continue reading Straight to the heart of government