Men: why being neutral is a such huge part of the problem

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Women are being repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated. Men are repeatedly being given free passes for their inexcusable and despicable actions. Not that it should be necessary at this point, but here's a list of disclaimers so we're all on the same page: Yes, not all men (for the last time). When I refer to … Continue reading Men: why being neutral is a such huge part of the problem

Stop criticising women for crying wolf: sexism is real and this is how it manifests

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You know what's not fun? Having a conversation with someone who has opposing opinions to you. You know what's even more not fun? Having an argument with someone who has opposing opinions to you. I try to avoid these interactions like the plague infested, puss dripping ordeals that they are. There's no point to them. … Continue reading Stop criticising women for crying wolf: sexism is real and this is how it manifests

I am a vegan and a feminist and it is not my responsibility to convert you

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Being an opinionated vegan feminist who speaks openly about her beliefs, I tend to get a few messages sent my way every now and then from people who seemingly want to hear about said beliefs. With what at first appear to be good intentions, individuals request my perspective with the openness that might suggest that … Continue reading I am a vegan and a feminist and it is not my responsibility to convert you

Eurydice Dixon: let’s talk more about rapists and murderers and less about victims

Last Monday night I attended the vigil held in Princes Park to commemorate the loss of Eurydice Dixon. Thousands of mourners swamped the soccer pitch; some held candles, some huddled on picnic blankets, all were in silence. In all honestly, I didn't know what a vigil was and I was not exactly savvy as to … Continue reading Eurydice Dixon: let’s talk more about rapists and murderers and less about victims