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"Avicii Girl" - Another Case of Sexism and Slut Shaming

If any of you took to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram yesterday morning you’ll have seen what was probably the most popular picture taken from Avicii. Shared on the likes of “The Lad Bible” and by the infamous “Dublin Girlo” was a picture of a girl and a boy at the concert, engaging in a sex act. 956 more words

Life

Observances - Post Action - Post Everything?

That is my front walk, right inside my gate.  That, ladies and gents, is the face of white privilege.  Because, my gods, I “got” to buy a house almost 30 years ago.   1,730 more words

Feminism & Humanism

A Call for Action in the Wake of Charleston

Wednesday morning we awoke to the news that another predominately black church has been burned to the ground. This is the seventh black church to be set ablaze in the two weeks that have passed since the Charleston massacre. 2,342 more words

Rape

Feminist club sparks conversation about everyday sexism in Nigeria

A book club in the Nigerian capital of Abuja recently sparked an international conversation about the sexism women face every day in Nigeria. The club began as a meeting of 15 men and women led by Florence Warmate, inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 2014 feminist pamphlet “We Should All Be Feminists.” … 127 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Where is the government strategy to prevent violence against women?

Last Monday a clause of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (2015) came into effect, placing the Prevent Duty Guidance for seven sectors of the public services on a statutory footing. 567 more words

Prevent

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I look at you through my tainted
eyes, broken by joke
butts and wolf- whistled
‘compliments’.

I look at your eyes, the same as
my eyes, 60 more words

Feminism