An exceptional article written by one of the Lecturers at the University of Sydney, by far one of the most understanding and engaging articles that I’ve read in a long time!
‘what the fuck does a car have to do with a wom*n’s ass’
– Vanessa C Song
“Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. Women do not get raped because they weren’t careful enough. Women get raped because someone raped them.”
― Jessica Valenti
The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women
“The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.”
― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
Julia Gillard, the first female prime minister in Australia copped a shitload from the Australian public on the basis of her Wom*nhood.
This wom*n pertained so much inner resilience towards the misogyny shown towards her throughout her term in office, I feel like this video deserves to make an appearance on my blog.