Anthropologist, Liberally Jewish, Cat enthusiast, Nuance extremist.

Articles by Madelaine Hanson:

Stop Telling Secular Western Women to be Quiet

Today, I got up and opened my laptop. Immediately, I see a barrage of comments and inbox messages calling me a ‘feminazi’ a ‘slut’ and a ‘stupid c****’. My crime? I made a sarcastic post on modesty culture. Did I ‘ask for it’ by publicly flaunting my views? Should I just shut up? It’s 4pm […] Read more

Of Course I Have an Opinion on THAT Daily Mail Headline

I’m listening to Women’s Hour, half-ironically. The usual suspects are having a debate about something to do with legs and politicians, and it’s so ridiculous I actually have to pay attention. I pause, wondering if I’ve been taken in by a satire program. Nope. The Daily Mail really did run a story on the legs […] Read more