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Elliot Rodger and the price of toxic masculinity – We need to talk about the men who hate women, we need to talk about toxic masculinity.
Not all men – This is a great piece about people who continuously derail the conversation by saying ‘not all men’. Society must take a shared responsibility to end violence against women.
Domestic violence and the difference between attacks on women and attacks on men – I watched this viral advert recently and thought that they had probably presented the figures somewhat dishonestly. It turns out they had. This is a good response.
Tribute to Maya Angelou, a phenomenal woman – I was deeply saddened by Dr Maya Angelou’s passing.
How my Korean mother gave me the courage to transition – The loving support this mother gave her daughter brought tears to my eyes.
Senior Met advisor says rape has been ‘decriminalised’ – Vulnerable women ‘face almost unsurmountable obstacles to justice’.
An open letter – Please stop playing ‘devil’s advocate’.
They’re not really sex chromosomes – A little bit of misinformation is a dangerous thing and can feed into bigoted ideas. This is an important piece on what we’ve come to learn about chromosomes.
Jacob Tobia: Why I’m genderqueer, professional and unafraid – This person is just amazing!
Black feminists: the social context of micro aggressions – If you don’t understand what people mean by ‘micro aggressions’ this is a great piece.
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