Monthly Archives: March 2014

My heart feels weary today. The Brazilian government recently conducted a survey (The Institute of Applied Economic Research survey) which found that 65% of respondents believed that if a women wears revealing clothes, rape can be justified. What makes this … Continue reading

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    ‘Heroine – a woman admired for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.’  Everyone has an idol – someone they adore and look up to. Mine is Gloria Steinem. I use the word ‘love’ a lot – I love … Continue reading

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  One of my favourite girls was telling me a story recently about the way in which she was treated when she turned down a boy. He called her all kinds of names like ‘slut’ and ‘bitch’ because she had … Continue reading

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I am so over the make-up free selfie. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for raising awareness and making money for charity so don’t think I am Scrooge-like in my disdain. No, what I hate is the fact that a) … Continue reading

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Ah, it’s that time again. That point in the year when newspapers and magazines start their daily attacks on beach bodies. I hate the term ‘bikini ready.’ It implies that there is a certain size/shape you must be before you … Continue reading

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If Mean Girls taught me anything, it’s that we need to be nice to be each other. As Lily Allen points out, it’s hard out there for a bitch and girls attacking girls just makes it a whole fucking lot … Continue reading

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Jameela Jamil recently tweeted ‘Kids. Learning about sex from porn is like trying to learn how to drive from Fast and The Furious. Shit. Ain’t. Real.’ Everything about this made me hit my myself in the head and say duh. There … Continue reading

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