Tag: Feminism

A Bit of Everything

There’s been a few things going on in the news lately which have grabbed my attention and reminded me of what we, as a society, need to highlight and challenge. I’ll start with something I saw on Twitter earlier today… Disabled parking should only be valid during business hours 9 to 5 Monday to Friday.I… Read more

The Google Memo

There has been a lot of chatter about the now infamous Google Memo and its ramifications, plus discussion over whether the sacking of James Damore was justified. Was he merely exercising his right of expression? Was he treated unfairly? Is the content of his memo worth examining in any great detail for factual content, or… Read more

Football sex abuse: Eric Bristow condemned for suggesting victims not ‘proper men’ – BBC Sport

http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/darts/38139647 Over the past few days several footballers have bravely come forward to admit they were sexually assaulted in their youth, exposing a worrying situation within English football, and prompting some serious investigations. For those of you who are unaware of what’s going on, there is more information to be had here. Eric Bristow, a darts… Read more

What?! 

So I’m sitting on the train as I head to work, and as sometimes happens, I overhear a conversation. Today I overheard a conversation that was worrying on a number of levels.  A young woman was on the phone to one of her friends, talking about a party she was at, and a man she… Read more

‘No True Feminist’

A few days ago I wrote an article exploring another article that was in turn trying to assert feminism gives women carte blanche to do whatever they want, without consequence. The author, Talon, has written another essay along similar lines – it is by and large, repetition, though framed in such a way that I felt… Read more

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