There are a lot of fucking ignorant misconceptions surrounding feminism, one of which is the idea that feminists are often unable to marry (which is why they are feminists) or that being a feminist will lead to divorce. Firstly, feminists do marry (if they want to). I’m married, and I’m married to a male feminist. … Continue reading Does Feminism Lead To Divorce?
When I first saw Melissa Lozada-Olivia’s slam poem Every White Man’s Sentence, I was personally really impressed. I thought she raised some excellent points about how some men try and silence women’s voices. This, to be clear, isn’t a feminist thing – although it’s a large part of feminism and part of the reason I … Continue reading Every White Man’s Sentence
“I’m not being a dick, but …” Isn’t it funny how whenever someone says that, you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that they’re about to be a dick? And by funny, I don’t mean funny at all. It’s like when people say, “I’m not racist, but …” Uh, no. There isn't a statement … Continue reading I’m Not Being A Dick, But …
In relation to yesterday’s ranty post, this picture was also posted in response to my comment (reason? I’m not sure. A lot of things were posted in response to my comment about feminism. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can find it here: She’s A Bitch). This picture, in particular, really bugged me. In fact, … Continue reading Isn’t That How Equality Works?
When I was younger, I didn’t really understand what feminism was, or what it stood for. However, through inspirational women, inspirational teachers and influential readings, it became quite clear to me early on that I was a feminist. I think, when I was younger, I thought that feminism meant I couldn’t shave my legs or … Continue reading She’s A Bitch
Audrie & Daisy is an amazing Netflix documentary that follows, in particular, two teenagers who were sexually assaulted and raped (among other brave young women who also shared their stories). If you haven’t watched the documentary, you need to do so immediately. It’s similar to The Hunting Ground, and perhaps even more moving. Unfortunately, Audrie’s … Continue reading Audrie, Daisy & Rape Culture
I think that the world is filled with pointless laws – many of which are outdated, or serve no one (or worse, serve the wrong people). For example, I strongly believe that abortion is something that should be legal in each country, and each state within that country. I believe this for so many reasons … Continue reading Pretty Woman