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Louis CK Part One (updated to add other vids on the topic with some coherent ramblings )

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Why Louis CK s case is different IMO I have been reluctant to share my thoughts on Louis CK because it might appear that I am defending him in some ways and in some ways I am. NO NOT HIS ICKY BEHAVIOUR but instead calling to light some differences in this case since everything under sexual harassment has become lumped together.… Read More »

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‘Audrie & Daisy’ Last Year’s Documentary is Still Very Relevant One Year Later

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Have you seen or heard about the riveting and gut-wrenching stories of Audrie Pott & Daisy Coleman? Last year a documentary on the girls assaults and the aftermath was distributed by Netflix. Audrie & Daisy | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix Audrie & Daisy | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix Two different girls sexually assaulted on two different nights, in two… Read More »

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The boys I loved and how I learned to be wary of strange men

[Stranger Danger]

Share4 Reddit1 Stumble1 Tweet Pin +1 Share Flip EmailShares 6Madly in Love When I was a little girl I had many crushes and was ‘madly in love’ with boys and men. All of them were older than me. I met my first love at around the age of 5. He was 40 and one of my father’s colleagues, his name was Henri. I only met him a couple of times… Read More »

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What the ‘Fearless Girl’ statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

Share3 Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 3 In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street’s famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture’s historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions. In early October, its parent company, State Street Corporation, quietly settled allegations that… Read More »

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Defining the problem of Sexism & Harassment

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Nothing cute or witty to say here, just the facts Jack. The media has been focused on sexual harassment in Hollywood and the United States but it is a worldwide phenomenon that has been measured in various studies. One of the problems that have been identified around the issue of sexual harassment is that no universal definition exists and every incident… Read More »

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Amidst the furore and the frenzy: Sexism & Harassment

Pin1 Stumble1 Share Tweet Reddit +1 Share Flip EmailShares 2Amidst the furore and the frenzy. Somewhere amidst the furore and the frenzy, It seems as if people are losing sight of a few things along the way as the revelations of sexual misconduct, sexual abuse and sexual harassment continues to make headlines. I’ve spent the last week and a half ripping apart my thoughts, ideas and responses and reactions to… Read More »

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“On Gram”

A poem for Florence

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Florence Fowler (b.1907-d.1988) In her last years, she had arthritis and spent every day shuffling around the kitchen, taking breaks as she was determined to make a delicious meal for her grandsons who lived on the floors above her. She didn’t complain about her arthritis and found enjoyment in nourishing her grandsons. Florence was a pathmaker and leader as the first… Read More »

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Men Speak Up

What's really being said...about women.

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Editor’s Note: There were a few instances of negative experiences and attitudes or abuses from men with regards to women, including ageist and sexist attitudes, that were illustrated in a recent article that I wrote on the becoming of a crone. Even though the examples or research show that what is in the article to be true, not all men behave… Read More »

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The C Word, It’s not what you think: Language, the crone & the cougar

The wild and the wise woman - No big cats and ugly hags here!

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0From the first time I heard the word crone in reference to contemporary women I cringed. My reaction isn’t unexpected because the sound of the word and its meaning was never pleasant. And I can still remember hearing the word cougar in relation to women in the first years of the 21st century. At the time, I was separated from my… Read More »

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WTF? is up with Upskirting

Women aren't your objects to festishise!

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Upskirting a violation that isn’t illegal, YET. It’s a practice that has been going on for quite awhile and the problem has been increasing through the years. People placing their mobile phones in places that violate private space and people’s right to their own bodies is not illegal. Gina Martin wants to change that. I was targeted by a creep, who… Read More »

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Not Your Everyday Doll

Marina Bychkova creates dolls that ask questions.

Share1 Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 1Marina Bychkova made her first doll as a child. As an adult she has created a large body of work. Her designs involve a myriad of techniques ranging from sculpture to painting. Anatomically correct her dolls to some are controversial. Her intricate dolls ask us questions and can push some out of their comfort zones. “Who has more legal rights in… Read More »

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Why women are dressing up as Margaret Atwood’s Handmaids?

A Handmaid's Protest

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0 Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale has remained popular since its publication in 1985. It has been translated into dozens of languages, made into a film in 1990, and even became a ballet and an opera. It is read in schools the world over. Most recently, there has been a new wave of interest in the dystopian story thanks to… Read More »

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Lori Malépart-Traversy’s Herstory Animation Le Clitoris

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0 Le Clitoris, an animation Did you learn about your body? Recently I listened to an interview with the creator of the animation, Lori Malépart. When asked how she chose the subject, she expressed the desire to tell the story because she believes that many men and women do not really know about the clitoris. Personally, I can’t imagine a female… Read More »