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On women, empathy and (sometimes) not giving a toss

Years ago I happened to read the mansplainer wankscience classic that is Simon Baron-Cohen’s The Essential Difference (cover quote: “Women will want to talk about it … men will sit silent and brood over its details”). 1,240 more words

Feminism

In Response to "Dear White Mom"

Earlier today, I read, with tears in my eyes, this post by the incredible Keesha Beckford over at BonbonBreak.com. In it, she addresses the mothers of white children, pleading with them to do what they can to stop the hate. 916 more words

Feminism

August Round Up

…but what happened to July?

It’s been a long while since I posted (June 19th, in fact), and for that, I apologise for being so lazy. 206 more words

Books

An Education?

During the making of Eat Me (2006) I was reflecting on my Fine Art studies at Liverpool Art School (Liverpool John Moores University) which had ended two years earlier. 207 more words

Performance

Fluff up your feathers, there are tigers in the forest

There is a code among women, something all mothers tell their daughters. A fear without remedy that have been handed down to only girls throughout the generations. 1,950 more words

An open letter to the Founder of IITIIMshaadi.com

Dear Dr. Ajay Gupta, Founder of IITIIMshaadi.com

Dr., eh? That too from Delhi School of Economics? Pretty impressive! Just a quick question, did they also teach you something called mutual respect and equality? 774 more words

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