One of the biggest misconceptions I’ve ever heard (or seen) about feminists is that they are bitter (and therefore feminists) because they can’t get married (often depicted in photos and memes as a woman who is “ugly” … and that’s why she’s a feminist. Not because she’d support anything logical like equality, but because no one else will … Continue reading They’re Burning All The Witches
— Trigger Warning — Last year, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As nothing has changed, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Megan Kirley
To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: You Were My Sun, You Were My Earth Vol #8
So what is the purpose of mindfulness? Maybe you can see that it’s worked a bit for me, and maybe you’ve even noticed that taking a few minutes out every day to de-stress and just think about what you need has worked for you, too. And maybe it hasn’t yet, and that’s okay. What works … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Shot A Man In Reno Just To Watch Him Die Vol #6
I’m not going to lie to you and pretend I’m a great writer, and that everything I will be putting up will be gospel truth. I’m a self-published writer, and while I’ve managed to publish more than a few articlesfor varying magazines and newspapers, I only have an English degree, not a writing one. There are definitely better places to go to receive … Continue reading So, You Want To Be A Writer: Tips, Tricks & Ideas Vol #2
Okay, so people post some stuff that I just want to scream, ‘What the fuck are you fucking thinking, you fucking dickhead?’ So I’ve decided to create “Shut Up and Hold My Fucking Margarita” questions to abolish some ignorant-as-fuck myths that people seem to earnestly believe because they’ve obviously never heard of Google before, let … Continue reading Shut Up And Hold My Fucking Margarita (Answering Questions You Wish No One Had Asked): Welcome To Australia, You Might Accidentally Get Killed
Well, to be honest, it really depends on what you mean by that question. Because the truth is, no, I don’t. I know it seems like it – most people would be like, “Your private life is up for public viewing”, which isn’t an incorrect statement. But I also carefully craft, write and manipulate exactly … Continue reading Do You Tell Everyone Your Feelings?