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Julie Burchill

Style

Balenciaga and fashion’s child sexualization problem

Society as a whole has been groomed by fashion to accept the unacceptable for far too long

By Julie Burchill

Health

The myth of the jolly fat man

When they’re not helping themselves to thin girls, many fat men feel they have the right to criticize fat ones

By Julie Burchill

Culture

Let’s give Meghan Markle the applause she deserves

Her performance now verges on the admirable

By Julie Burchill

Internet

The latest celebrity must have? A trans child!

The Facts of Life passed from adult to child have become fictions passed from child to adult

By Julie Burchill

Film

Moaning luvvies should learn from Brigitte Bardot

In the vast majority of off-duty or paparazzi publicity shots she seems at least serene — at best positively gleeful

By Julie Burchill

Internet

The problem with ‘role models’

The role model is yet another way in which society seeks to corral, control and castrate young female celebrities

By Julie Burchill

Home

Confessions of a lifelong bitch

Every other oppressed group is told to riot; women are told to #BeKind

By Julie Burchill

The dawn of the sex pest celebrity

Why can’t the famous stop thrusting their sexuality on us?

By Julie Burchill

Internet

Why is everyone on Facebook so paranoid about their privacy?

Fussing over Facebook snooping insults the billions of people around the world who really are monitored

By Julie Burchill

Books

Pity poor Candace Bushnell, still flogging Sex and the City at 60

Is There Still Sex in the City? by Candace Bushnell reviewed

By Julie Burchill

Internet

In praise of speaking ill of the dead

Ignore the ‘tearleaders’ and faux grief. Toughen up

By Julie Burchill

Home

Why I’ve given up cocaine

I got away from the drug without doing lasting damage to myself — but I’ll never know what I did to others

By Julie Burchill

The rise of virtue-splitting

Are you a celebrity wanting a divorce? Just blame Trump and Brexit

By Julie Burchill

Faith

I feel for Elizabeth Warren. I pretended to be Jewish for a year

Unlike her, however, I snapped out of it before I was old enough to vote

By Julie Burchill

Art

Why do prettier sex-pest men get away with it?

Because we’re living under the New Misogyny

By Julie Burchill

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