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Pink Is For Everyone

As a Kindergarten teacher, my job and my students’ interests really made me aware of gender roles, biases, and stereotypes that children are blatantly and inadvertently exposed to from the minute they are born. 1,231 more words


Idolise Vs Glamorise Vs Sexualise

Dear friends,

This idea of idolise / glamorise / sexualise came to me when my good friend Holly was writing a dissertation about sexism in the music industry, and talking about it with dad was incredibly interesting because he has the knowledge of earlier music and how musicians were portrayed at the time of their ‘reign’, whereas I look at it in hindsight and also with a lot of guesswork. 339 more words

Girls, Boys Equal Rights, Equal Opportunity Battle Backfires

Boy crowned prom queen.
Girls at La Guardia HS of Music & Art and Performing Arts were not amused that a boy stole their stiletto-heeled thunder and became prom queen. 32 more words

A conversation about porn: BDSM and consent

(Originally published on the 18.06.2016. Italian version here.)

Probably the “conversations” will become my favourite writing method for what concerns opinions and politics: there’s no better way to express one’s point of view than dialoguing with someone. 7,245 more words

Cameron During Resignation as Full of Shit as Always

During his resignation speech Cameron played the perfect Tory and the perfect politician. I took note of some of the most preposterous things that came out his mouth. 959 more words


"The Politics Of Greed": It Is Really Important That We Get This One Right

In his op-ed titled Here’s What We Want, Bernie Sanders wrote this:

What do we want? We want an economy that is not based on uncontrollable greed, monopolistic practices and illegal behavior. 489 more words

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Another Meeting With Misogyny

Last night I met a big beefy man with a warm, sweet heart. Longing in his eyes, inadequacy swimming through his veins. The effects of misogyny were coming through crystal clear and unknown to him. 475 more words