This isn’t an assignment, just an appeal from Amnesty International (I’m not asking you to respond, just to read the story which will be relevant when we talk about identity politics and gender at the end of the semester).
Tags » Gender Politics
Prostitution is a lucrative and ancient industry and the programme seeks to challenge the audience, and apparently the presenter’s, opinions and prejudices. There are wide ranging connotations and interpretations of prostitution, most of which were covered in some way throughout this, seemingly, comprehensive one hour BBC documentary presented by Billy JD Porter. 508 more words
With two women being the first to complete US Army Ranger School, it seems as if women in combat will eventually become normal practice. Women it seems have been in combat considering there are no front lines in America’s current conflicts. 2,371 more words
This weekend my friends and I have partied hard, too hard for some, ate halloumi and tried to decide what to do with the rest of our lives … and right here is the shining example of my own privilege which stops me being able to make decisions about my life, or choose what I’m going to do with the delicious gift that is life in a western, developed, (supposedly)liberal country. 350 more words
Only Chrysalis are equating drag with trans.
Derian House is a charity which runs a hospice for children with life-shortening terminal diseases and conditions. Situated near Chorley, Lancashire, in England, they are at the forefront of providing activities for terminally-ill children, palliative care, respite, bereavement services and other support for around 500 children and their families. 1,410 more words
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So last week on his ABC-TV knockoff of ‘The Daily Show’, (male) Australian comic Charlie Pickering tackled so-called ‘rape culture’ and the entrenched level of misogyny in contemporary Australian society. 1,268 more words