Tagged: feminism

Ye can’t be doing dat lads

I know, terrible terrible form to post two vidjos in a row, but you just must love D’unbelievables. You must[1] Sheer genius! But second of all,...

Grrr arrgh

I had intended to write a really witty and entertaining post on the difference between the “Spray More, Get More” ad campaign from Lynx[1] and the...

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not

Okay, all joking aside lets look at the feminist debate going on at the moment.

I wouldn’t proclaim myself a feminist. But that has more to do with my dislike of labels than with any dislike of feminist theories.
As a 21st century woman, living in Ireland, it goes without saying that the feminist movements of previous decades have meant I have a vastly different life to what I would have lived even 50 years ago. But, from where I’m standing, feminism means too many things to too many people. For some it means nothing more or less than equality of opportunity. To others it means man-hating lesbians. Slight bit of a difference there I think.

Dark sarcasm ought to be taught in schools

I’ve had Sky News on in the background for more than an hour now while I was reading, and then surfing. Nothing but the story on the police officer shot in Bradford. Of course this is a tragedy, but isn’t this level of coverage a little over done considering they don’t actually have anything at all to say, apart from the fact that two female officers were shot, one injured in hospital, the other dead.

Question

In the modern world are women’s lives valued more than men’s? I ask this because I have noticed that whenever an explosion kills people (be it...

Monstrous Regiment by

ISBN: 0552149411By my count this is the 28th Discworld novel, although if you include the “Younger Readers’” discworld books then you get 30. So take your...

Beauty by

Beauty is a retelling of many fairy tales, but with a slight agenda. And no I’m not really talking about a feminist slant here, but about...