Category Archives: Feminism

He for She

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” Mexican Proverb As I’ve discovered this week, writing about gender brings out strong reactions in other people. This is fine, because I don’t use my blog as a way … Continue reading

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Like a Lady

“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” Bette Davis Women and men are not the┬ásame. No matter how we might wish them to be so, or how often we … Continue reading

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Man Up

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” George Orwell, 1984 Language is an incredibly powerful tool. It can make us laugh, or cry, or rage with fury against injustice, but it can also pervade our lives, without … Continue reading

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Just Leap!

“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” Marcus Garvey I’ve been thinking a lot about confidence this week: what it is, whether I have enough of it, and to what extent it is a cause of inequality between … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

“You’re simply the best; better than all the rest.” Tina Turner I’m completely hopeless at blowing my own trumpet. Not only do I find it embarrassing to say how great I am, but I also believe that my work should … Continue reading

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