Category Archives: Feminism

Him; Last night the lovely Em and I both read this dreadful piece of body-shaming, sex-hating clickbait from Metro blogger Hannah Gale, and came to the same basic conclusion: WTF?? It’s one thing to offer reassurance that ‘hey, just because … Continue reading

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I had almost decided not to write about the ~ Magaluf scandal; you all know my thoughts on slut shaming and how female sexuality is treated by the media by now (fuck that bullshit and very badly by way of … Continue reading

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In a society where sex sells and you’re as likely to find porn in someone’s internet history as frantic 4am searches for a Dominos still open, you’d be forgiven for thinking that we were all having hot sex, all the … Continue reading

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Guess who’s back, back again? Sorry for the hiatus in between these posts but we have an inbox full of questions and time on our side now so we are here for you. This week, Mungle and I are tackling … Continue reading

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Confident women can be scary; society is heteronormative and relies on gender codes and internalised behaviour and expectations to keep us conforming to specific gender norms. When we stick to our ‘acceptable’ behaviour list, things are easy and society knows … Continue reading

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Virginity; ‘A person who has never had sexual intercourse.’ Wait, what? That’s it? That is the whole definition of the concept on which we base our ideas of purity, virtue and ‘what good girls do’ on?  Awesome. Sigh. ‘Virginity’ is bullshit. The … Continue reading

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I LOVE collab posts – Through blogging and twitter, I’ve made some amazing friends and getting the chance to write with people I admire is definitely one of the best parts of anygirlfriday. Today I am sharing space with Exhibit … Continue reading

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Writing about sex and feminism means my inbox is often full of questions (and dodgy propositions..) from minxes asking for advice. With that in mind, and a hand from one of my favourite babes, this regular feature was born. Welcome … Continue reading

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‘So you would just kill my kids then, is that it?’ This is a question someone asked me when I said that I was pro choice. Because obviously, my belief that women should be autonomous beings with the right to … Continue reading

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Oh, the female orgasm. There is so much mystery surrounding it that I’m surprised we haven’t seen a mass exodus of men thinking ‘fuck this’ and migrating to Buddhist monasteries. Statistically, only 25% of women can orgasm through vaginal intercourse … Continue reading

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Given how incredibly gendered sexual violence is, it’s easy to slip into unfair and damaging assumptions when discussing it; women as victims: men as perpetrators. Rape, and sexual assault are definitely feminist issues. They are humanist issues. We should all … Continue reading

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Last night I watched Iron Man 2, (having a bit of a Marvel moment) and despite RDJ’s sarcastic prowess and the awesome-ness of Mickey Rourke’s Russian accent and hair, something really pissed me off; the way in which the women … Continue reading

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Somewhere along the line, in between leg warmers and The Spice Girls, blow jobs stopped being taboo. We now have a whole generation of people who see oral sex as nicely nestled in between a hand job and doggy style. … Continue reading

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‘I don’t think I liked that very much’ said Natalia after Adam had made her awkwardly walk on all fours across his apartment, gone down on her from behind without her permission and then finished up all over her chest. … Continue reading

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I have this ‘friend’, who, one night at university ended up in bed with a long haired Philosophy student who, despite his best efforts just couldn’t finish. He tried, and tried (and tried) – maybe it was the four £2 … Continue reading

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