Cramps, self-doubt, tiredness and all the other uncomfortable symptoms- we know periods are awful. This post reminds us how lucky we are and to remember our privilege when we curl up on the sofa with a hot water bottle.
If your feminism is not intersectional, who are you fighting for? This blog post talks about the huge awakening of the BLM movement, checking your privilege and how even if we can’t fully understand, we must STAND.
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75% of those who survived the Titanic were women as a result of the ‘women and children first’ protocol for lifeboats. This blog post looks at the different media coverage at the time of the Titanic and how they affected women’s suffrage.
If you have a right but not everyone else has it, then it is not a right but a privilege. It’s time we check our privilege, explore the multiplying effect it has and also recognise that privilege is extremely resilient.
Banksy’s mural of a little boy playing with a woman nurse-doll got us all talking. The painting was not only a thank you to all the nurses but the whole piece of art demands a pivot from where society puts their admiration and status.
Sometimes it’s not rape, sometimes it’s the feeling of owing something, sometimes it’s the easiest way out of a situation, sometimes it’s an attempt to avoid a more aggressive outcome. Sometimes it’s not illegal, but IT IS wrong.
We need to recognise the whole truth of pregnancy and motherhood. As a society we need to stop forcing the belief that it is a woman’s purpose to have children and that kids and happiness have a direct correlation. One-fifth of mothers experience post-natal depression- it’s time to talk about it.