Short skirts can’t give consent can they? 

Many would have seen the sky news reporter saying that drunk girls who wear short skirts should take some responsibly for sex attacks. My head, as was many other fantastic tweeters, was spinning. I thought we had moved past this victim blaming. And then a female co presenter ( I think she presents the weather) […]

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Hairy Legs #growinguptooquickly #pressuretobeperfect

I was watching singing in the rain when my 10 yr old daughter hit me with this bomb shell. ” I hate my hairy legs, can I shave them? “. What?  no,  was my answer straight away. “You are too young” and then I probably said the cliché that every woman has said, “once you start, […]

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Ughhh the daily mail #legsit

There are so many issues I have with the headline and the image. My first thought was that the person who wrote the article doesn’t understand what’s going on so talked about something he / she did know, womans’ appearances. Or that they think this is what the readers will understand which is even more […]

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Trolls – are woman our own worst enemy #feminist #pshe

I was really upset with two recent stories in the media. People who are role models to our students, who have so much power who don’t even realise it. The first was Khloe Kardadian who posted a pictures of a 19 year old actress back side, when the bikin was accident,moving to the side and […]

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What does the term feminist mean to you? #PSHE

I was teaching  yr8 recently and was doing a PSHE lesson on judgements and how we presume people are what they are by some keys words. I started with an easy one (and apologies for anyone this may offend, but this is what they said) Australian – goodday, cork hat, likes beer. Brown shorts, uses a […]

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