Tag Archive: feminism

selecting my chosen oppressed group

I’ve recently had cause to reassess my views towards groups of people who are routinely oppressed and/or marginalised within our society. It’s been suggested to me that it’s impossible to cover all bases for political… Continue reading

question for readers – what am I missing?

When it comes to seeing ourselves and our arguments as others view them, it can be difficult to gain perspective. In a recent post about unconscious bias, it was clear that many readers… Continue reading

profiling and unconscious bias – part 2

In a world of survival of the fittest, it makes sense that animals are hard-wired with a basic instinct that has them making snap judgments about their predators. Some chimpanzees attack chimps that… Continue reading

profiling and unconscious bias – part 1

Many of you will be familiar with the work of The Arbourist – uncompromising feminist; sharp, witty and unrelenting master of take-downs; and forceful, commanding expert in her branch of feminism. I had… Continue reading

why is feminism a dirty word?

On my break, I’ve been mulling over this thing called feminism. Feminism: the simple and obvious idea that women should have the same opportunities as men in employment, in education, and in life generally. Feminism… Continue reading

abortion – what do you want?

Violet; you and others with your outlook on this subject are what is sick in America. God help you. (John R. Hugo on Quiner’s Diner) Surprisingly, I agree with right-wing Christians that high numbers… Continue reading

caught in the middle – are gender differences real?

A teacher in the USA recently got caught up in a mini-storm about how she managed play in the classroom. In an effort to ensure that girls became more accustomed to using building… Continue reading

the difference between ‘thought control’ and ‘being considerate’

That is the cultural struggle we are having in the US right now. There are some who wish to exchange freedom for political correctness, who believe in patrolling and regulating not only speech,… Continue reading

the danger of secondary sources

When I was a Christian, I relied on secondary and even tertiary sources to inform much of my approach to understanding what life is about. I relied on the writings of people from… Continue reading

living in the gap

Feminism and vegetarianism have so much in common in the ways they are misunderstood. Feminism is often viewed as a fight against men. It isn’t. It’s a struggle to change the direction of… Continue reading