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Some TED Talks that made me think...

So, I’ve started a new job and last week was my second week of training, and once or twice we’ve been shown a TED Talk to illustrate a point. 237 more words

Ronda Rousey takes on Brazil: how video games and MMA go hand in hand

So, Ronda ‘Rowdy’ Rousey took on Bethe ‘the Pitbull’ Correia last night.

In case you sneezed and missed it (the whole fight was only 34 seconds), Rowdy Rousey kicked ass and won by Knock Out from STRIKING (they didn’t even attempt grappling). 363 more words

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If "Sex Work" Logic Was Applied to Anything Else

The government shouldn’t tell two consenting adults what they can or can’t do with their bodies.

This is the Sacred Commandment of the sex industry and its supporters. 1,237 more words

Manarchists And Liberal Dudes

Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

I first read A Room of One’s Own aged seventeen when I was, perhaps, as lost as I am now. I remember reading it partly on the bus to school, and partly in the garden in the last of the evening sun. 570 more words

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Self Love: Social Media's Response to Body Positive Women

Social media’s influence on popular culture is undeniable. With so many people coming together from all over the world, it’s really no surprise that it has such a massive influence on everything from political campaigns to the way celebrities interact with their fans. 492 more words

Feminism

White Privilege: It is Real, & Important to Acknowledge

White privilege has been a subject of much debate and controversy, especially since the start of the #blacklivesmatter movement in 2012, after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. 449 more words

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace- Not Cool!

I have taken a few days off from posting as I needed some time and perspective to collect my thoughts.  I have been debating back and forth whether or not to publish this post…but here goes… 300 more words