Tagged with sexism

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

Originally posted on Square Peg (Round Hole):
For most of my time here, I’ve been genuinely baffled by people who insist that, given the chance to live abroad, they would never have returned to T&T. Having spent half of my life elsewhere, I honestly couldn’t understand their perspective because, underneath all the inefficiencies, corruption and,…

Tired

I am tired. Tired of having to defend my right as a woman to walk the streets and feel safe. I’m tired of reading and hearing “What was she wearing/doing?” when a woman is assaulted or killed. I’m tired of hearing “well she look for it” and “what you did expect?” I am tired of … Continue reading

.@Twitter: Optimised For Abuse

.@Twitter: Optimised For Abuse

Originally posted on Caroline Criado-Perez:
Last summer I was the target of months of violent, misogynistic abuse. The abuse was widely reported, although the worst tweets (most of the tweets), were never broadcast or printed, because the media deemed them too offensive. This left me in the rather unfortunate position of not only being driven…

UPDATE: “Is it still rape if you kill her first?” – Pub Quiz question from Radio bar, Glasgow.

Originally posted on What's left of the Left?:
In response to this http://whatsleftoftheleft.com/2013/07/30/is-it-still-rape-if-you-kill-her-first-pub-quiz-question-from-radio-bar-glasgow/ and the comments people have been leaving on the Radio-Nude bar Facebook page and Twitter, below is a statement from G1 group I have recently received and my response. Thank you everyone for your support on this. Dear Matthew,   In reference to…