I was fascinated by the cover story in last weekend's Canvas magazine written by Clementine Ford and Naomi Arnold. She really managed to make being a young Mum sound really, really, awful. Here are some of the quotes that I found most stimulating and thought provoking ..
Hate speech is an intensely controversial topic. I am firmly of the opinion that hate speech should not be further formalised into legislation without a significant amount of public debate. A nation-wide referendum at the very least. There needs to be a great deal of transparency around the process. That is our Democratic right.
Do you know what constitutes misogyny? Do you understand what the word misogynist means? I respect the Wikipedia definition of misogyny which states: “…is hatred or contempt for women.” Their definition carries on for another 259 words. All informative. Useful. But that one simple sentence sums it up very succinctly and sensibly. I worry that … Continue reading Do we understand misogyny?
That’s not my name and I am most definitely a straight hetero male who sometimes likes to joke around about things that ruffle peoples' feathers a little bit. I'm totally fine with doing that with people who know me well and I do really love that song it's a hellova tune. I’m going to stick … Continue reading “You can call me Nancy,” but I’m not, I’m really not
Monochrome, dystopian, brooding, nerve jangling and complex, frightening and thought provoking – Handmaiden’s Tale, Season 3, Episode 1 is upon us tonight! It’s safe to say that I am frothing with anticipation for the first episode. The TV series adaption (Produced by streaming service Hulu) of Margaret Atwood’s brilliant 1980s novel is an adrenaline stirring, … Continue reading Handmaiden’s Tale Season 3 – June about to go Rambo?