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'Wolf-whistles'? 'Cat-calls'? Make no mistake, this is nothing less than sexual harassment.

I came across this series of tweets from a young woman in my Twitter feed yesterday:

This woman complained to the company, R & J Scaffolding Ltd… 1,207 more words

Women's Rights

Try walking in my shoes

I’m going to a wedding in a couple of weeks’ time and I need a new pair of shoes. I don’t often buy new shoes and, when I do, they are always the same make – Dr Martens and Skechers – because these are tried and tested and I know they fit and are comfortable. 1,694 more words

Radical Feminism

What Makes a Sloot

*Major use of profanity, and sexual reference, just a heads up!

“What makes a girl a slut?”

I pose the question knowing that a discussion will ensue that will lead to a playfully heated argument and an insane amount of profanity. 1,121 more words

Creative Writing

Is there discourse against women in ELT?

At this year’s IATEFL, Russ Mayne and I gave a talk called “Where are the women in ELT?”. It was attended by about 50 people, crammed into a 40 seater room, but has been talked about by twice that many people if the online debates are anything to go by. 2,234 more words

EFL

Noah Berlatsky is Going to Objectify Women Straight to Freedom

Hello everyone! I recently had the honor of seeing my rebuttal to Noah Berlatsky’s cartoonishly stupid article about Laverne Cox published on Feminist Current! Take a look… 136 more words

Feminism

Pentagon: Bible and U.S. Founding Documents Promote ‘Sexism’

By Raymond Ibrahim, April 14, 2015:

Here again we see why Western “elites,” including the highest echelons of the U.S. military, are clueless and incapable of acknowledging — much less responding to — Islam: 308 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Should We Avoid Racist/Homophobic/Misogynist Books and Authors?

Usually if an author is racist, homophobic, misogynistic etc I will avoid reading all of their work. If a book is any of these things I may let it slide depending on the context – if it’s casual then that’s wrong, but if it’s highlighted as negative then that is okay. 74 more words