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“Contrary to the tired trope about “mothers, wives and daughters” that generally gets thrown around in arguments about why men should care about women’s rights, men should be feminists because the lives of the women and girls they have never met and will never meet matter. Particularly in a culture that does not encourage men […]Read more "99 Problems"
So, yesterday the internet exploded with news of Emma Watson – recently named UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador – and news of her “groundbreaking” speech on equality, for the launch of the global He For She campaign. Suddenly, it seemed like women were being given permission to label themselves as feminist. Suddenly it seemed as if men […]Read more "We Deserve Better – Emma Watson and ideas of feminism"
“People want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. “Oh, women do that” and “Oh, men do that” and the reality is that all women don’t anything. We as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just […]Read more "Have a Happy Weekend!"
#7096 okay people need a girl that meets this criteria – at least 175cm tall – is smart (med, law, comm, eng NOT arts); WAM > 70 – preferably 1st or 2nd year around ~19 years old – fairly attractive like maybe at least a 6/10 The university I attend is huge, and sprawling and […]Read more "#7096"
“But women can never be careful enough, can we? If we take naked pictures of ourselves, we’re asking for it. If someone can manage to hack into our accounts, we’re asking for it. If we’re not wearing anti-rape nail polish, we’re asking for it. If we don’t take self-defence classes, we’re asking for it. If […]Read more "This is what misogyny looks like"
This is for all wom*n, and those who identify as female, who are stereotyped, catcalled, judged and discriminated against on a daily basis. Casual sexism exists – share your stories, thoughts and ideas on casual sexism and how we can help change it in everyday life.Read more "S.Exist"