When I was a teenager, I thought men treating me like a sexual object was just a fact of life, like cold wind with rain in it blowing horizontally in your face, or like when your first car breaks down and it’s before mobile phones and you have to hitch a lift to a phonebox[…]Read more →
Posts Tagged ‘Feminism’
This is for my men out here by an Occupy Sister
This is for my men out there. Femmes, it’s triggering. I’ve been having hard triggering arguments with the men in my life about scenes like this since I was about 16. I had already experienced my first assaults by then. This is the first[…]Read more →
MeToo by Louise Somerville
Like many others I have been on a journey with #MeToo. The revelation that every single woman has experienced sexual abuse, and suffered from male physical power and strength has been an astounding collective experience.
Yet, from the beginning, I felt deep concern that men may feel they were being labelled[…]
Metoo Campaign by Matilda
Julian Assange has just added his voice to the conversation around sexual assault prompted by the revelations coming out of Hollywood. His target is “self-proclaiming male ‘feminists’” who turn out to be ‘predatory sleaze-bags’ – a different species than Weinstein, clearly, but one with which I am much better acquainted.
By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to[…]