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The Gross Guys of Tinder (and other internet sexists)

Tiiinder

This post features some spectacularly bad language (none of it mine!) so please don’t scroll down if you’re going to have a go at me for swearing:

Tinder is horrendous. It is everything I hate about people – judging whether or not you’d like to talk to someone based purely on the way they look. And yet, still, there is still something quite addictive by my phone constantly going “Match! Match!…

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We owe it to all women to do something to help India’s rape victims

India Women

Trigger warning: rape, sexual violence.

On average, a rape is reported every 21 minutes in India.

That’s a harsh reality. Branded by the media as an “rape epidemic”, India has seen a huge increase in rapes being reported to the police, partly attributed to the global outrage which followed the fatal gang-rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi in 2012, which saw the media, who had previously…

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Dear Nigel Farage - a letter from a feminist

Afghan women

Trigger warning for rape in this article.

Dear Nigel Farage,

I can’t stop looking at the photo above – women in Afghanistan queuing to vote in the first democratic transfer of power the country has ever seen. A tremendous occasion by all accounts. Voter turnout in the Afghan election was about that of the 2012 American presidential election which saw Barack Obama re-elected. I think both me and…

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Hi Urban Outfitters, you need to apologise for making a fashion statement out of mental health illnessFollowing my letter to Now Magazineearlier this week, I had just about calmed down from the…View Post

Hi Urban Outfitters, you need to apologise for making a fashion statement out of mental health illness

Following my letter to Now Magazineearlier this week, I had just about calmed down from the…

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The only thing that’s shocking is Now Magazine’s body shaming - my letter to the editorView Post

The only thing that’s shocking is Now Magazine’s body shaming - my letter to the editor

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