Meagan Tyler
Meagan Tyler

Dr Meagan Tyler is a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and is the public officer of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Australia. Meagan is the author of "Selling Sex Short: The sexological and pornographic construction of women’s sexuality in the West" and co-editor of "Freedom Fallacy: The limits of liberal feminism."

Was Margaret Thatcher a ‘rebel girl’?

Meagan Tyler wanted to like “Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women,” but was shocked to find Margaret Thatcher represented in the book.

It’s time for sex therapists to stop pushing porn

A startling number of sex therapists recommend commercial pornography to patients. While it might sound surprising that trained psychologists, counsellors and sexologists prescribe porn, sex therapy, and pornography have a long and…

The Nordic Model is not de facto criminalization

In case you missed the big news, France has become the latest country to adopt the so-called Nordic Model (or, as some prefer, “Swedish Model”) of prostitution policy. This has led to…

Sex & Zika: On contraception and the coital imperative

It has been hard to miss the growing media coverage of the Zika virus. With a possible link between the infection of pregnant women and birth deformities, much of the attention has…

#CountingDeadWomen in the #FacesofProstitution

The #FacesofProstitution hashtag sprung up in response to a post republished on an Australian news website/online women’s mag, Mamamia. It’s a site which pushes a lot of talk about being really supportive…

On being a feminist killjoy

This speech was made by Dr. Meagan Tyler on March 25, 2015, in Melbourne, Australia at the launch of Freedom Fallacy: The Limits of Liberal Feminism. “I’m a feminist, not the fun…