Before I start this I feel like it is important to stress the fact that this post is not aimed at all men. As I have said previously, I am a big fan of lots of men. 627 more words
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When you label yourself a feminist, for some strange reason, you open the doors to unwarranted stigma. Most of this stems from an ignorance of what the movement inspires, some choose to filter only the extreme of the movement and paint everyone with the same brush, some prefer simplicity and so limit the ways in which they perceive feminism, and others – well – they consider the f-word a dirty word without really understanding why. 490 more words
When I was six years old, I lived in a small township at the edge of the Indian Ocean. It was a beautiful place: my school was literally (as opposed to figuratively) on the beach, and there was bridge from which you could look down on the water and see jellyfish. 979 more words
Trigger Warning: This article contains graphic discussions of sexual assault.
In my line of work, I read about a lot of horrible things, some of which actually happened. 2,036 more words