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Not Another One

It has been too many months since my last post, but I am back on the band wagon, so never fear!

I have undertaken many things in my time away from the blog, and if you’re following my adventures on  617 more words

Feminism

What I love about The Force Awakens

When I watched the Feminist Frequency video on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I was pleasantly surprised to find I wasn’t the only one who enjoyed it more than its predecessors, and for much the same reasons as Anita Sarkeesian. 650 more words

Miscellaneous

A feminist response to events in Europe

“Sexual assaults”. “Molestation”. “Two accounts of rape”. “Fingering”. “Events marred by sexual harrassment”. “Intimidations”. “Groping”. The media have been reporting sexual assaults in Cologne, Hamburg, Finland and Sweden on New Years Eve in whole new proportions. 1,738 more words

Women In The Media

Women tab in The Guardian

I think that the UK Guardian is a socially progressive, well-intentioned if not always well-researched paper. In any case, I appreciate its worldwide coverage and aspirations and regularly follow a few of their writers. 91 more words

On the Violent Punishment of Our Children

We have a child in our home who sometimes becomes insolent and uncooperative. When we first blended our families I was one of those parents who thought (mistakenly) that our child needed more punishment. 887 more words

Feminism

When Men Who Promise Good, Actually Do Evil

My stomach churns watching the news and my Facebook feeds right now. Watching a young, precocious, African-American woman being violently thrown to the ground by a white, male police officer makes me feel all the worst feels. 1,158 more words

Feminism

The Boob Tube: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Obviously this is my new favourite segment, and I promise that very soon I will write about something other than television and film!

You know those movies you have been dying to see but cannot seem to find  showing anywhere? 1,165 more words