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Left events this Saturday: 4th October. Portsmouth and Dorchester.

From the battle to keep common land to women campaigning for the vote, from mutinous sailors to the fight against racism, the past struggles of local people are a source of huge inspiration and interest.  181 more words

Solidarity

My First Podcast!

Hey guys,

I’ve been curious about people’s general perception of feminism, so I decided to talk to a few people and get their thoughts, hope you all enjoy. 31 more words

Feminism

Good Riddance, Sam Pepper!

Sam Pepper is the reason that I am a feminist.

Well…at least part of the reason…

Seriously, he is one of the millions of male a-holes on this planet who has the audacity to sexually assault women- even worse, … 689 more words

Rant

Louisiana Hospitals Charging Sexual Assault Victims for Testing

Sexual assault victims are still paying thousands of dollars in hospital bills in Louisiana

Even though VAWA was amended in 2005 to include cost-free rape kits to survivors, Louisiana hospitals are still charging patients obscene amounts of money. 158 more words

Feminism

Just a final simple thought before I move on (for the time being) to a different topic: The mass-grouping of gender into rigid stereotypes is absolutely counterproductive to the feminist ideal.

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Just A Thought

Youth unemployment in SA

The number for education and skills development have improved, but SA youth still struggles to get  jobs. The national school of government has placed some unemployed graduates in its internship programme. 98 more words

'I'm gonna be pissed': 'Feminist' bro loses it over Julia Pierson resignation

Charles Clymer writes for the Huffington Post and PolicyMic. He is also an ardent feminist — and he takes that very seriously:

Feminism saved my life.

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US Politics