In order for both parties to hold equal weight in their oppressive behaviour, the social conditions would have to be completely even and thanks to years and years of rich, white, straight, cis men ruling the world – the world is still very much off kilter to anyone who doesn’t match that description.
Just say no, kids! FYI: This is not a stab at any of the places I have workedRead more "Why you deserve better than Fixed Term Contracts"
Another International Women’s Day has been and gone, seemingly with nothing to show for it. There’s been a lot of negativity about this day from both sides: Radfems think it’s essentially submitting to the idea that we are so marginalised that we should be grateful for our one day, men think it’s sexist that we […]Read more "International Women’s Day – Reflection"
Kiddle is a “safe visual search engine” for kids, but how safe is it really?Read more "Thoughts on Kiddle"
Fun fact: Males cannot, in a court of law, accuse a woman of raping them. A shockingly short while ago a man could only press charges against another man for sexual assault or “non-consensual buggery” but he could not be recognised as a rape victim – not by the court and, in a knock on effect, not by the […]Read more "Rape: Not Just For Women"
Totally inspired by onlybadchi’s curly hair post a while back. I thought I’d share some of the common problems I face with my own curly mane: Some hair dressers will get angry because you have so much hair (this actually happens to me) “Use a pea sized amount” of anything… When you try the “just […]Read more "Stuff that happens when you have curly hair"
There are a lot of powerful themes at play in this book and romance ain’t one of them.Read more "Lolita Is Not A Love Story"