Consent by Thong

I literally wear this style of underwear everyday. When I’m going to work. When I’m unwell. When I’m on my period. When I’m feeling as unsexy as ever. When I’m going out. When I’m drunk. Does that mean - wherever I am - whatever the circumstance - if I’m raped, it’s my fault? Was I… Continue reading Consent by Thong

Baby Brained

Now you're married, when is the baby? I didn't get married in order to harvest babies instantaneously; despite it being the 'perfect' environment for such farming to ensue. It seems as if the moment that my name, my title, and my jewellery changed so too did the attitude towards a 20 year old having a… Continue reading Baby Brained

Misogynist Comedy

I applaud the torrent of criticism that has eclipsed Dapper Laughs over the last few weeks. I question myself - how did such a 'comedian' even rise to profundity? It strikes me as abhorrent that any woman, especially, would condone his crude, invasive and outdated sense of 'comedy'. I've seen articles attempt to 'support' Dapper… Continue reading Misogynist Comedy

C of (In)Equality

A resounding knock-back to women's rights occurred this week. Yes women's rights- we're still fighting for those. It might seem like something you'd read in a history textbook or on a museum display. Women's rights, mis-representatively so, evokes images of suffragettes marching in green, white and purple; a time of political protest, a time of inequality. We look… Continue reading C of (In)Equality

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?