Saturday, January 16, 2021

Who Says “No” to #YesAllWomen?

In the wake of Elliot Rodger's lethal and misogynistic rampage #YesAllWomen began trending on twitter. Powerful statements have been made about the horrors women regularly experience. It was eye-opening. Naturally, it was immediately attacked by the boorish and hateful.
Monica Lewinsky

The Real Tragedy of Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky is breaking her silence about her scandalous affair with President Bill Clinton in a self-written essay for Vanity Fair magazine. The magazine hits the stand May 13, but it has already set off a firestorm from both Republicans and Democrats.
men’s rights activists

A Feminist’s Response to Men’s Rights Activists

The women’s rights movement as I know it has been a slow, laborious process with many gains and many setbacks. I consider myself a feminist and I believe that women are still struggling to gain equality
Gender Pay Gap, cartoon

The Gender Pay Gap… From a Woman’s Point of View

I am speechless and outraged by Republicans who blocked legislation meant to close the gender pay gap. There are several repercussions that women face when making only 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
war on women

The War on Women Does Not Stop With Abortion

It would seem that Republicans have been studying up on the principles outlined in the Art of War and are masterfully using them to attack women in dozens of states and forcing us to fight back on every front.
ball and chain

Men: The Real Ball and Chain

A few days, Beyonce Knowles wrote an essay about gender equality being a myth and for men and women to come together and face reality. It really got me thinking about how men have become the ball and chain of our society.

Misogyny 101

Misogyny, according to Merriam-Webster, is "a hatred of women." That's it. Nothing subtle, just a hatred of women. Unfortunately, the word is often applied in situations where it's not really warranted.
Prostitution in Canada

Will Prostitution in Canada Remain Decriminalized?

Prostitution in Canada is legal in itself, but there are laws against street soliciting, living on the avails of prostitution and keeping a brothel. All that might be about to change.