Feminist Wedding: an oxymoron?

Julia Carter

In last weekend’s Guardian magazine, Laura Bates – a well-known feminist campaigner – attempts to defend her decision to get married and have a wedding to celebrate this marriage. Laura Bates started the Everyday Sexism project which aims to call out sexism and misogynistic encounters in everyday life.  Apparently this doesn’t extend to the institution of marriage and the wedding industry, both of which can be damaging in very real ways in women’s everyday lives – across the globe. Continue reading