May we remember

Originally posted on Beautiful Heart:
May we remember the ones who can not stay, May we hold tight to those we love, May we shed tears together and howl out our pain May we find solace and support. May we laugh again as we hold our lost ones in our heart, May we feel Joy…

Not a safe word

Originally posted on language: a feminist guide:
Last weekend a writer named Will Saletan stirred up a hornet’s nest when he tweeted some advice for parents: Teach your daughters to say No firmly, and mean it. Men sense women’s willingness to yield. Make clear you mean business. Like other feminists, I saw this as a…

Hot Girls Wanted: The Feminist Experiment of Empowerment through Porn Has Failed

Originally posted on ANTHRO FEMINISM :
In the late 1970s and very early 1980s feminism came very close to mainstreaming the idea that porn as an industry is harmful to women. Being anti-porn was a view not maligned in feminist circles, and porn was recognized for the scourge it is: violence against women. Then the 1980s…

Confidence trick

Originally posted on language: a feminist guide:
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art has trained some of the world’s most celebrated actors. It also has a commercial arm, Rada in Business, which promises to ‘take our world-leading training and make it work for you in a business context’. Some of the courses it offers are…

The question all mothers should not be afraid to ask- Can you provide the evidence to back your advice?

Originally posted on Grubby Mummy and the Grubby Bubbies:
As a new mother, you will be faced with a great many challenges as you find your feet and one of the biggest hurdles is working out who you can trust to give you advice. ? Not just small scale advice, like knowing if your baby…