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Living together is not always easy. Adulting, in general, is not always fun, but when in a couple (and even more so if there are kids or other dependants) some of the chores multiply. It also multiplies the workforce, one should be thinking, but it doesn't always feel like it.

We have designed some easy activities to start conversations, show you what works in your couple, and how to create more of it. 

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We have designed this short quiz to help assess how happy you and your partner are with the sharing of the household chores.

It's the perfect opportunity to start a constructive conversation, celebrate what is working and make some tweaks to the things that can get better!

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 must be losing my plot with all of this, but I was thinking that the biggest interview, the biggest celebrity and influencer at the moment is COVID19. The one hot search in google and the one everyone is talking about. 


I want to share a bit of this nonsense with you all and give you the ultimate feminist interview with the virus itself! Because we can have a feminist vision for almost everything!

We have created a layback Film club that serves as an excuse to watch some feminist films and stop the endless routine of scrolling in Netflix overwhelmed by the excessive amount of choice! It is the little things, like a thread in a post where we can share a moment and be listened, that will make a bit of a difference in the hard days.
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If I am completely honest, I wasn’t sure what to write about today. Do I continue to write about feminism, as if nothing has happened? As if the world is the same today as it was 2 weeks ago, or even 5 days ago? And after a lot of thought, I decided to write about all of this at once, today, to address it, and then keep focused on our mission. I have checked and patriarchy survival rate in a pandemic is a 100% so I am afraid our efforts are still needed.

How do you maintain a positive body image when you're plus size? And if you are able to maintain a positive body image, how will that affect you and your life?

Nancy Basile, founder of Plus Size Nerd Project, shares her tips!

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Nancy is unapologetically Nerd and Plus Size, and she has created a community around those 2 stigmatised things for women. And she shouts about them, celebrate them and use them as a superpower, one that also elevates everyone else!
 
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We still need to celebrate International Women's Day with passion. We need to make all the angry demands, but also all the celebratory acts around it. We need to shine light on the problems, and sometimes it's not only about demanding but about highlighting, sometimes it is about giving a voice and the stage to women and letting them have a fair share of applause of their own. It is the combination of all the above, the demands, the positive discrimination, the safe spaces, the marches, the strikes... that will amplify the effect of the message.

Virginia is co-founder of The Feminist Shop - read her interview here and find out what makes her tick (aka what pisses her off). Learn a bit more about why she started the brand and why she wants to keep starting so many more conversations around feminism!
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We couldn't keep going with the interviews without properly introducing ourselves and give the same insight that we ask others to give!
 
So here you can find Chris' interview and a bit more of his feminism, journey and vision for The Feminist Shop. 
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We are days away from International Women's Day, marches and demonstrations are now in the calendar and it is just a matter to start doing your placards and preparing your singing for the day! Here you can find our 30 favourite quotes for the day
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Today interview is with Sophia Khalid, the founder of "Girls Group Holiday" a project that wowed me from the minute I first heard her speak about it. She uses travelling as a way to grow, to build a community and to share with like-minded people. Focused on women of ethnic minorities every travel gets together a new group and new amazing experiences and bonds for each of them
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