In many of my conversations with men - whether in contexts of romantic, platonic, professional, or social - it has not been unusual for a conversation to contain some of the following responses from them to suspicious behaviour I, or another woman, has picked up on from another person.
Go on a date in the 21st Century, whether initiated online or in person, and it is a bloody minefield. Many of you will know this. I’ve always joked about writing a book about it. Frankly, I don’t really have the desire to give some of these cretins book space. Article space, on the other hand…too tempting to resist. Here’s a handful of some of my most spectacularly bad experiences; on dates and in relationships at best for laughs and at worst, to know you are not alone and we are in this madness together, people.
Three years after the ‘Me Too’ movement rocked headlines, former A&R director - Drew Dixon recounts her battle with the male gaze in the music industry and the apprehension of telling her story.
Today, I was too opinionated on the things that matter to me. I spoke up. I held my corner. I didn’t get ‘persuaded’ by the other point of view. As a result, I was spoken over, cut short, and told to stop being so hot-headed about it.
The above is the official information we are given. In my own work and life, I’d say about half of the people I speak with share experiences about poor body image and body dysmorphia - once they know they are in a safe space to do so, where they will not be judged. My guess, and it is a guess, is that this stuff affects over 50% of the population.
It's an Instagram guide in five steps in the form of an experimental poem. The hashtags are included to represent people who want to become influencers but have no opinion and ride the wave and use hashtags. The numbers represent each section of the guide.
Racism and prejudice is not just a 'White issue'.
You're hysteric, but I'm Aggressive.
"Florence is 7 years old and mixed race. She is so angry and sad at the world that she wrote this poem. She in her words, is "scared for her future."
Light skinned privilege is a thing too