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Hey sir

Dear sir,

I am not your baby, your darling or your ‘hey come here.’ I am not your prize, your chest piece or your float to parade around on. 224 more words

Poetry

You're late Snoop: Rapper says his attitude has changed towards women

File this under “Better Late Than Never.”

Snoop Dogg (who sometimes makes Rasta-inspired music under the name Snoop Lion) has vowed not to call women b*tches and h*es and other derogatory terms. 577 more words

Entertainment

'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