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

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

Will any boys be reading Robert Webb’s “How Not to be a Boy?”

Part memoir, part call to arms for all men and boys against toxic masculinity, could this be the perfect partner in crime, the male equivalent, for Clementine Ford's "Fight Like a Girl?"┬áThe title had me sold. The words inside were quite good also. Not quite a fan of "Peep Show" myself, I was formerly unaware … Continue reading Will any boys be reading Robert Webb’s “How Not to be a Boy?”