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"Give Mother the Vote"

The United States hardly lead the parade for voting rights for women. Women in countries ranging from Denmark to Uruguay to Armenia were able to cast their votes first. 10 more words

Be Better

Transitioning, Sexism and Outdated Gender Roles

I started my life some 31 years ago with the sexual characteristics of a female. This is not to say that I am female, just that I have most of the same parts. 660 more words



I posted this the other day and was deeply moved by the responses.  One friend said they thought it was the best thing I every wrote, asked that I share it with a wider audience. 749 more words

The Fire Drill

Fires have long been a cause for concern for all those staying in highrises. When two or three-storeyed houses existed in India, fire safety was never taken this seriously. 1,819 more words


Part-time model Kevryn Lim as NSP candidate

From ‘NSP potential candidate draws Nicole Seah comparisons’, 2 Aug 2015, article by Hon Jing Yi, CNA

Even before it officially announces its slate for the upcoming General Election (GE), one of the National Solidarity Party’s (NSP) potential candidates has been gathering online buzz, not least because she worked as a…

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editing my life 

I was never taught to edit my life.

I collected and accumulated as if quantity was the same as quality.
Here is the thing about this summer. 150 more words

Have you been screwed?

Pregnant then Screwed


According to the ‘Pregnant then Screwed’ campaign, “54,000 women a year are forced out of their jobs due to pregnancy. This doesn’t include the women who are demoted, harassed, aren’t put forward for promotion, or those that are self employed.” 438 more words