Why I Don’t Believe Gender Equality is Enough for Feminism

In recent years, I have noticed how "feminism" and "equality" are used interchangeably, and how most people believe them to be one in the same. Feminism exists to combat the sheer amount of violence, discrimination and abuse women face on a daily basis, and is a movement to liberate those who have been oppressed by… Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe Gender Equality is Enough for Feminism

Swear Words pt 2: Dealing With Our Own Internalised Misogyny

NOTE: I will be using swear words in this post I have always been fascinated by unpicking why we as humans act a certain way and unpicking concepts we take for granted without questioning. My favourite topic is always unpicking who the human is in human rights; but that’s a story for another day. In… Continue reading Swear Words pt 2: Dealing With Our Own Internalised Misogyny

Aziz Ansari and the Insidious Nature of Rape Culture

The story on Babe.net about a sexual encounter by ‘Grace’, an anonymous 23-year-old photographer, had with Aziz Ansari, where Grace was coerced by Ansari well beyond her comfortable boundaries, left me with conflicted feelings. On the one hand it resonated deeply with me, but on the other I felt the article played into the hands of… Continue reading Aziz Ansari and the Insidious Nature of Rape Culture