Interstellar, Dredd and kudos all round

This is a bit of a film review post as well as a high five and kudos to Hollywood recently! Last two movies I've seen is the remake of Dredd and Interstellar. Those of you that read my blog regularly (or follow my crazy ramblings on Twitter) know that I'm proudly and loudly a feminist. … Continue reading Interstellar, Dredd and kudos all round

Patriarchy and Comedy

TRIGGER WARNING: While there is no explicit content in this post, I do mention┬ásex-based crimes. Just came back from a comedy show in town, and it was pretty damn funny. Must admit, there were bits where I laughed so hard I couldn't really breathe. Good night all round. Then there were bits where I thought... … Continue reading Patriarchy and Comedy

The Achilles Effect

I read the most amazing book last night. I am a unashamed loud and proud feminist. I thought I knew all there was to know about gendered marketing and sexism. I thought that I was safe from all that with my two boys. Boy was I wrong. I'd, of course, always been personally affected by … Continue reading The Achilles Effect

Sexism at its best

You may have heard about the 'women-only' art exhibit at the Dowse Art Gallery (which opened last weekend) It's had a bit of light press over the last few weeks, ever since they announced it. I'm not weighing in on whether it is right or not to ban men from attending. I can see both … Continue reading Sexism at its best