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She's Beautiful When She's Angry (2014) Review.

On Friday the 21st of August I attended a screening of She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry at the London Feminist Film Festival in the Rio Cinema. 259 more words

Film

No, I Will Never Stop Talking About Beyonce

I will pretty much talk about Beyonce to anyone who is willing to listen. Actually, I will also talk about Beyonce to those who aren’t willing to listen. 1,087 more words

We Should All Be Feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

An essay adapted from the author TEDx talk of the same name.

A short, but powerful, read. My initial notes read: “meaning to read her for a long time and this was a short wade into waters where I should have been swimming.” Turns out I’ve been to this pond before, having read and four-starred  23 more words

Non-fiction

A Working Class Perspective on the Internet/Campus 'Social Justice Warrior' Movement

1. When college liberals, suburbanite offspring who still live with their parents, and Trustifarian ‘California Anarchists’ complain about ‘privilege’, these complaints often apply more to themselves than to common people. 2,960 more words

"Women's Issues"

Today a friend of mine asked me why we can’t have one conversation without me bringing up “women’s issues”. I wasn’t sure what that meant, since we talk about a lot of things. 661 more words

Feminism

Staring rape in the face

TW: Rape, sexual abuse, victim blaming

My commute home from work always makes me feel uncomfortable; its warm, there are too many people, I worry people can see up my dress when I walk up the stairs, I have to sit with half my ass off the chair to avoid touching the person sitting next to me and I often fall while walking up the aisle. 877 more words

Culture

University Women's Center on Policing Masculinity

Universities are creating “healthy masculinity” events to teach men that everything they know about masculinity is false and if you disagree then you are “policing masculinity”.   477 more words