My need for you to not make rape jokes actually isn’t stepping on your rights. But here’s what it does to meRead more "Yes comedy Is Subjective, Yes Freedom of Speech Exists But Rape Jokes Still Aren’t OK"
Girls episode ‘American Bitch’ is one of the most accurate portrayals of how imbalances of power and sexual assault or harassment are experienced when they are not fully obvious. It challenges the grey areas of consent and does so in a way that makes viewers experience both sides of the argument.Read more "What Girls ‘American Bitch’ Taught Me."
In this era of social, political and personal uncertainty (thanks mostly but not wholly to Mr Trump) I’ve witnessed a host of debates, riots, arguments, racist and sexist ideals being thrown about like leaves in the wind, back pedalling of progressions, follow throughs of disturbing promises, and all I can do is shake my head […]Read more "Why I’m Anti-Abortion but Pro-choice"
Last night I couldn’t sleep. Last night I tossed and turned, and sleep was so far from my mind I don’t know why I bothered going to bed at all. Because a few hours beforehand I read the letter of a very brave woman in which she read to her rapist of how deeply she […]Read more "When Women Don’t Matter: The Bright Future of Rapists"
What is Virginity? Frequently asked questions about virginity portray it as a mysterious state of being. Although we think we know what it is, these questions prove that there are still many areas surrounding it that are uncertain. Such questions are: What is virginity? What constitutes losing ones virginity? Can someone whose LGBT lose their […]Read more "Losing Virginity: The Concept Not the State of Being"
The case Kesha has against Dr. Luke and the subsequent denial of her release from Sony just goes to highlight the gender differences in the music industry, and its treatment of women it controls.Read more "When Women Dont Matter: Kesha Versus the Music Industry"
Marvel fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of Deadpool the movie since the leak of the teaser trailer well over a year ago. Marvel films are everywhere right now, but none can compare to the much more adult movie that Deadpool promises to be, with an ‘R’ rating and portrayal of the merc with […]Read more "Is Deadpool A Massive Metaphor?!"