Posts tagged with «feminism»

CAN MEN BE FEMINISTS?

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If we define feminism as ‘A doctrine or movement that advocates equal rights for women’ Surely it is the guys who aren’t feminists we need to concern ourselves with? What of the man who fails to recognise the importance of feminism for the women in his life – his wife, his sister, his mother, his […]

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THINGS I KNOW FOR SURE AT 50!

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This month I celebrate my 50th birthday, a milestone for many and amidst my celebrations and congratulations my mind started to drift and reflect on my journey so far, my achievements, my lessons , my loves, my joy, my bliss and my critical moments. This got me thinking about what I now know for sure. […]

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ARE BEAUTY PAGEANTS HARMFUL?

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The debate about beauty pageants seems to be back on the agenda as the whole Little Miss America concept arrives in the UK. I have to admit, considering the sexually overt society we now live in I am not surprised by their reappearance nor their popularity. Disappointed and sad YES, surprised NO. It seems to […]

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Marmite Maggie – Still Stirring Up A Storm!

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I, like many people feel disappointed and ashamed at the reaction to Maggie Thatcher’s passing from many corners of our community especially the social media fraternity. The level of hatred and juvenile name calling from both men and women is unnecessary and when women turn on other women like this I am overwhelmed by sadness. […]

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What Did I Learn From IWD 2013 Then?

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For me, the past 2 years my IWD has been a mad, crazy ride staging and performing in The Vagina Monologues as part of the global VDay.org movement for a regional women’s charity The Birdhouse Fund in Manchester.  This year I needed a year off this mega 6 month task so what did I do […]

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