Category Archives: equality

How do you know for sure that she has consented?

Actual conversation: Couple naked on a bed, doing sexy stuff. Guy: Wait, should I be checking in with you that you are consenting, like that college consent course said? Her: We just spent an hour chatting on the sofa, establishing … Continue reading

Posted in Books, consent, equality, Feminism, Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Anna Karenina, or the Wicked Woman

I went to see Anna Karenina in the Abbey Theatre last night. As I expected, it was a stunning play. The scenes were lighting swift, the snow was copious, the actors were beautiful. And every male character in it was … Continue reading

Posted in Birth, Books, equality, Feminism, reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Vote Yes, or Gay men will marry your girlfriend.

 

Posted in equality | Tagged | Leave a comment

The easy way to equality

How do we get greater equality for women in the workplace? Simple. Give men paternity leave. The wealth gap between women and men is not as simple as different pay scales (though I’m old enough to remember the ad in … Continue reading

Posted in Birth, breastfeeding, equality, Feminism, Health, maternity leave, paternity leave | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment