Laura Bates – Whiny Woman of the Month

A Voice for Men is the most-visited and most influential men’s human rights advocacy website in the world, and our piece on The Whine Club was published there. We’ve been delighted by the number and quality of comments the piece has attracted:

We invited nominations for our coveted Whiny Woman of the Month award, and we’ve been inundated with suggestions, as you’d expect. More than a few people have suggested we have a Whiny Woman of the Week award, but we’re too busy to add that to our list of things to do. Maybe one day.

The inaugural winner of the Whiny Woman of the Month award, which leads to automatic membership of The Whine Club, was – quelle surprise – Laura Bates of The Everyday Sexism Project. We generally refer to it as The Everyday Whining Project. Her award certificate:

131126 Laura Bates’s ‘Whiny Woman of the Month’ award certificate

Subsequent winners of the award are below, the list will be updated each month:

November 2013: Contributors to The following should explain why they’ve won the award:

The award certificate:

131122 Mumsnet contributors’ ‘Whiny Women of the Month’ award certificate

December 2013: Julie Bentley, chief executive of Girlguiding UK

January 2014: Ellie Slee, contributor to the Huffington Post

February 2014: Hannah Betts, journalist

March 2014: Sally Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Huyton

Please email me with any contenders you’d like considered for future awards. I know it’s difficult to choose just one out of so many, but do your best. Thank you.

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