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My latest blog post for the Los Angeles Times:
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[A]s Kimberly Fairchild, a psychology professor at Manhattan College, told CNN in 2008, catcalling “encourages women to look at themselves as body parts instead of as full, whole, intelligent human beings” and can cause women to fear for their safety.
The majority of conflicts occurring throughout the world are civil wars. Today there are ten major conflicts, with more than 1,000 military and civilian casualties, occurring in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Syria and Ukraine. 947 more words
A few years ago, after a mental breakdown that had been a long time coming I made the decision that I was no longer a feminist because I felt so utterly let down and victimised by women I’d assumed were feminists (due to the nature of the work we’d done together). 1,806 more words