“A woman's orgasm is such a fragile thing, dependant as much upon her mind as on her clitoris.” ― Megan Hart Ladies, have you ever had an orgasm? I had a conversation over the weekend with a bunch of women in their mid thirties. Almost half of them had never had an orgasm. Most of… Continue reading Have You Had An Orgasm?
(Image Credit: Jay Morrison) “Visionary feminism is a wise and loving politics. It is rooted in the love of male and female being, refusing to privilege one over the other. The soul of feminist politics is the commitment to ending patriarchal domination of women and men, girls and boys. Love cannot exist in any relationship… Continue reading I Used To Be A Bad Feminist…
“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” ~ Oscar Wilde I've not been inspired to write very much lately, I've mostly been chasing portals in the park. I have this game app on my phone called Ingress. It uses your GPS… Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading
“I bet you're worried. I was worried. I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them.” ~ Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues Title: The Vagina Monologues - The V-Day Edition (Women's Studies/Drama) Author: Eve Ensler (with foreword by Gloria Steinem)… Continue reading The Vagina Monologues – Happy V Day!
In the last week a few people in my Facebook and Twitter feeds have posted about encouraging the fashion and advertising industries not to use underweight models. They think that normal looking women should be employed instead to promote positive body image. This is nothing new of course, people have been criticising the fashion industry… Continue reading What is the problem to which banishing these images would be the solution?
I overheard two women talking in a coffee shop the other day. I think they were both teachers, and they both had young kids. They were discussing how they wanted to keep their daughter's from getting into Disney princesses and turning into anti-feminists, and bemoaning how difficult that apparently is when all the other little… Continue reading In Defence of Disney – What I Learnt About Feminism from Belle and Jasmine