Rule, Britannia?

'I am proud to be British' they announce. As if Britishness had become a¬†foreign concept- as if it something elitist to say 'I am British'. What does that even mean? To me it's just a nationality, written on a passport, attempting to define me. It really doesn't. The raucous claims of Britishness, the people behind… Continue reading Rule, Britannia?

Legitimate Rape?

How the term 'legitimate rape' can ever be uttered astounds me. 'Legitimate'? How can rape be illegitimate? - Of course you get those rare scenarios where a woman claims rape where she is cheating, or for whatever reason: but really the term 'legitimate rape' should never be used. Rape is rape and that's it. There's… Continue reading Legitimate Rape?