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Change Is Needed: No Means No

I believe the vast majority of us can agree that with regard to any aspect of life, and in particular sexual encounters, when the word ‘no’ is uttered a line must be drawn, encounters must cease. 142 more words

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Take Control of Your Safety, Ladies!

As a woman, we have to be a little extra wary for our safety when going for a walk or going on a blind date. In a perfect world, there wouldn’t be this double standard and we wouldn’t have to be extra cautious walking around in our own neighborhood. 367 more words

That's Not Ladylike

Britain is NOT the best place to be a woman

So, the other day UN Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo said that the UK was the sexist country in the world, in her opinion, and everyone got their knickers in a right twist over it. 668 more words

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The Portland Poverty Song in the Key of Privileged

It’s such a cliché; you win some, you lose some.

Last week my workweek started with what could be seen as one of the most depressing meetings I’ve ever been a part of in my life. 780 more words

Identity

My Thoughts On FEMEN

I was recently made aware of a really insightful blog post about FEMEN, which you can take a look at here: Power, Symbol and Sexuality… 687 more words

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The female titles ('honorifics') Mrs, Miss, Ms: Paula Coston reclaims the best (but might surprise you with her choice)

Not going to talk about Easter. For a woman childless not of her own volition, too many eggs about. Martine, the childless protagonist of my novel… 1,711 more words

Debunking the Men's Rights Movement

What follows is a response to a popular list of claims and arguments made by men’s rights activists.

1. SUICIDE: Men’s suicide rate is 4.6 times higher than that of women’s.

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leannepenning reblogged this on Leanne's Little World and commented:

Great post debunking myths the MRAs hold sacred: