Tags » Gendered Violence

parallels between how people reinforce speciesism and patriarchy

victim-blaming is a core element to any oppression, precisely because it shifts our attention away from the oppressor (the perpetrator of the injustice) and towards the oppressed, as if they – the victim – are the ones who must account and justify themselves to the rest of society for why they were targeted. 391 more words

Transhumanism vs. Feminism: On Violence and Cyborgs.

If you are anything like me, you have, at some point, come out of the cinema after a sci-fi adventure and thought, ‘Damn, it would be so cool to be a cyborg. 700 more words

post. thirty three. (or the École Polytechnique de Montréal massacre 25 years later).

Geneviève Bergeron. Hélène Colgan. Nathalie Croteau. Barbara Daigneault. Anne-Marie Edward. Maud Haviernick. Maryse Laganière. Maryse Leclair. Anne-Marie Lemay. Sonia Pelletier. Michèle Richard. Annie St-Arneault. Annie Turcotte. 532 more words

Observations On Life Outside Of Academia

The dark side of the impact agenda

Originally published in Times Higher Education

There has been a great deal of discussion, much of it critical, of the impact agenda in higher education and in the research excellence framework. 793 more words

Why feminism needs trans people and sex workers

Originally published in the New Statesman, 24th November 2014

There are several stories circulating about what happened at this year’s London Reclaim the Night march. 903 more words

Yes, Your "Harmless Greetings" are a Form of Street Harassment

“10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman”, a video released by the anti-street harassment organization hollaback!, went instantly viral after being posted to YouTube on Tuesday. 715 more words