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A woman is a ‘who’, not a ‘what’
- Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014 09:43
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Women continue to be objectified and viewed in terms of their roles or functions in life. It’s time to challenge this dehumanisation, writes Tessa Barratt.
Violence against women and animal rights: the highly unpopular connection
- Published: Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:28
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Advocates working to stop violence against women and those in the animal rights movement need each other as neither will reach their goals in isolation. It’s time to get over being offended by these comparisons and work together to end all gendered violence, says Ashley Maier.
What is ‘fake’ and ‘real’ in the sex industry?
- Published: Monday, 13 August 2012 00:58
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Forget diversity, we need to learn to expect and embrace ‘heterogeneity’
- Published: Sunday, 17 November 2013 08:22
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If we wish to challenge all forms of sexism and marginalization in the straight male-centric mainstream world, as well as the various forms of exclusion that arise within our feminist and queer/LGBTQIA+ movements, then a good place to start would be to reject the stereotypes and assumptions that we project onto other people. In other words, as we move through the world or within a specific setting, we must learn to expect that people will not all be the same. We must expect to encounter people who will be exceptional, and whose behaviors and opinions will surprise us. In short, we have to learn to expect heterogeneity, writes Julia Serano.
Revering the goddess: Striptease legend Elizabeth Burton
- Published: Sunday, 27 May 2012 09:14
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