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WHNews: Feminism or Equalism? Paedophile Vigilantes

March 25th, 2015

Episode 180 of 985 episodes

Are you a feminist or an equalist? Barrister Charlotte Proudman and scientist Dr Laura Waters join Jenni to discuss. Should vigilante groups be allowed to lure and 'catch' potential paedophiles online? 'Scott' from an organisation called Dark Justice - and Sharon Girling, who set up the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, debate. In the 1920s, Edith Olivier, an 52-year-old daughter of a vicar became great friends with 19 year old art student Rex Whistler. Author Anna Thomasson joins Jenni to talk about the unlikely pairing. And do gay men make better dads? The latest research into new family forms from Prof Susan Golombok.

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