Post Tagged with: "feminist"

Feminism is not alive and well in advertising

December 30, 2014 11:36 am1 comment
Feminism is not alive and well in advertising

Not to come across as someone of the Tumblr generation, who calls inequality at any possible chance, but I am of that generation, and there are far too many reasons to call inequality. So, allow me to call it… again. I have a pet peeve. It’s only a little thing. […]

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Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

November 9, 2014 8:56 am0 comments
Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

Early this morning I was woken by the hammering of wind and rain against my bedroom skylight. Living next to the sea on the southwest tip of the UK every autumn we are hit by a succession of Atlantic depressions that bring summer to an end. Most of them begin life as […]

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Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

November 4, 2013 6:05 pm1 comment
Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

We have all felt it in one way or another. The pressure to conform to what is, socially, right or expected. This pressure can come from friends, family, the media. Look in any direction and I guarantee you will find someone telling you how you ‘should’ be acting. However, when […]

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It’s Not Time for The Doctor to be a Woman Yet

August 14, 2013 3:11 pm0 comments
It’s Not Time for The Doctor to be a Woman Yet

Some were ecstatic, some were appalled and some are patiently waiting to see how they like Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who. Some will describe him as the first foul-mouthed Doctor, others as Doctor Who’s dad. Some think it’s time that The Doctor regenerates to be in tune with the times […]

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Why We Love the Women of Game of Thrones

May 23, 2013 12:52 pm0 comments
Why We Love the Women of Game of Thrones

Let’s face it: television, particularly the Hollywood variety, hasn’t been the kindest to it’s female characters. From femme fatales like Lori from The Walking Dead to overly-analytical, nonsensical, uber girly Carrie Bradshaw of The Sex and the City franchise, television has a bleak history of having good, solid, strong female […]

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Girl Hate – In Which I Have An Epiphany

October 13, 2012 10:06 pm0 comments
Girl Hate – In Which I Have An Epiphany

After having watched one of Those Pesky Dames’ most recent video offerings on Girl Hate, and just how many women put each other down in a bid to separate themselves from “all those other girls”, I’ve been given a not-entirely-pleasant epiphany about my own behaviour. I am a feminist. And […]

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