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Recent Annoyances ; An unpopular opinion on modern-day feminism.

Recently, as I was going past my dashboard on tumblr, I came across a gifset. One that has made me think a lot. It was that of a man on a television show talking about the traumatizing abuse he had gone through. 353 more words

Equality

Two small steps for women and LGBT, two giant leaps for humanity (hopefully).

It’s been an exciting 24 hours in Australian politics with two movements for equality slowly starting to gain some traction for change:

  1. Joe Hockey (Federal Treasurer) has agreed to lobby the states and territories to make sanitary products exempt from GST thanks to an online petition with over 90,000 signatures (originally shared on this blog two and a half weeks ago at which time their were approximately 12,000 signatures).
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Feminism

The Ongoing Struggle

I’m one of those people who get to ready news from Facebook and/or Twitter, thankfully the people I’m friends with or who I follow in social media post and share interesting things, and actually good reads most of the time. 404 more words

Gender Equality

Carleton University and Equal Voice release guidebook for women in politics

Researchers at Carleton University and the non-profit organization Equal Voice have released a crash course guide for women thinking of entering the life of politics. 258 more words

Ottawa

Comic Con event holds "Women in Comics" panel ... with no women

Over Memorial Day weekend, Denver Comic Con held a conference and one of the panels was “Women in Comics.” The problem, as many pointed out on social media, is there was not a single woman on the panel. 138 more words

Human And Civil Rights

SHOULD WE REALLY MIND THE GAP?

14 million. This is the number of working women in Britain. 9,782. This is the number of signatures Grazia’s ‘Mind theGap’ e-petition ended with. This number is in comparison with the 218,000 copies of Grazia sold each month in Britain.What happened to all these readers? 440 more words

Britain

SHE IS A WOMAN AND THAT IS HER GENDER NOT IDENTITY

“Oh SHE is a baby Girl!!”, “SHE has Sisters, no brother?” “Is she fair or dark?” “SHE had her puberty so early?” “SHE is yet to have her periods?” “SHE has a big bust and bum. 435 more words