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Little girls are being sexualised...or not

Raina Delisle wrote an article for the Huffington Post about how little girls are sexualised at Halloween. She talked about her experience shopping for Halloween costumes with her four-year-old daughter, and how the little boy’s costumes differed from the little girl’s in the sense that the boy’s revealed less flesh, and were also more likely to more closely resemble what they were supposed to be (e.g. 802 more words

Feminism

Passionate About Education

I helped a friend’s daughter with her maths homework the other day, problems to do with finding the angles in triangles, and I found the experience far more gratifying than I thought I would. 1,071 more words

Society

INFIDEL SHAMBLES – “BLUE JASMINE” Woody Allen (2013) film review

It is Woody Allen’s 48th film as a director and after winning 4 Academy Awards, it is my question what he can possibly do new in his stories? 177 more words

Film Critics

Tis the Season for Feasting, Family and Football

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought this post would be fitting to shed some light behind the true meaning of the holiday. When I think of Thanksgiving of course the first thing that comes to mind is turkey, pumpkin pie, and the treachery Black Friday sales. 240 more words

Society

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; civic group says no decision reached

WATCH ABOVE: Fears of violent protests engulfing Ferguson after grand jury decision

FERGUSON, Mo. – Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. 571 more words

News

Light Worker 29501 reblogged this on Our New World and commented:

A few of my friends have had Internet issues in the last two days, and are wondering if it is part of the preparations for the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, Missouri.

Breaking Down President Obama's Immigration Speech--20 Nov. 2014, Part I

I thought I’d step away from focusing on the past to glean lessons for today and spend some time breaking down President Obama’s immigration speech given on 20 Nov. 1,842 more words

Politics