I am thankful to my mother for the way she brought me up, letting me make my own choices from an early age on. I know her motivation to act like this had to do with her own childhood, she had suffered much at the hands of my dominant grandmother and she wanted to do it differently with us, my sister and me. 735 more words
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I first heard about the Jennifer Lawrence photo leak at imgur.com, which is a website known for its bipolar treatment of issues due to the large number of participants on the site. 523 more words
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Instead of a roll call, let me say that I love feminists who are bold, audacious, loving, critical, self-reflexive, creative, thoughtful, intersectional, anti-racist, anti-heterosexist, anti-imperialist, anti-colonialist, anti-transphobic, anti-ableist, anti-classist, and anti-misogynistic.
I dabbled a little in professional modelling when I was younger, mainly specialising in the gothic and alternative, but also extending to artistic nudes and the odd glamour shoot to pay the bills. 1,045 more words
The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
This is a book that shakes you by the shoulders. It’s not a blockbuster script — it’s impact isn’t derived from in-your-face stimulation or trusty ‘gimmicks’ like sex, tragedy and golden heroes.481 more words