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Happy News Round-Up

August 24, 2014 • Current AffairsComments (0)

Hey, it’s not all bad. #1 Health Insurance Companies Located in California Must Cover Abortions YAY! With reproductive rights being attacked and slowly chipped away across the rest of the country, California’s state insurance officials are a beacon of bright shiny hope for those of us who like to control what we do with our …...

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Distasteful News Round-Up

August 24, 2014 • Current AffairsComments (0)

First, trigger warning for generally horrible shit. Child sexual assault, adult sexual assault, lying cops, and assholes in general. #1: The Curious “Suicide” of Victor White III This first one comes from my home state and current...

Are the Ferguson Protests Really Achieving Results?

August 20, 2014 • Current AffairsComments (0)

On August 9, 2014 the lives of several black people in Ferguson, Missouri changed. This was the day that 18-year-old Michael Brown was unrightfully shot to death by a police officer. This incident has brought to light the glaring racial prejudice that still...

The World Is Horrible and Everything Sucks: Sympathy for Convicted Rapists

July 11, 2014 • Current AffairsComments (0)

A few days ago, Judge Michael Mettyear said the following to Lee Setford, a man who had just been convicted of raping a woman who had passed out at his house: “It’s sad to see a man of generally good character in the dock for such a serious...

Explaining the Absurdity of the “Not All Men” Comment to Men

June 1, 2014 • Current Affairs, Reader's CornerComments (0)

*Trigger warning for descriptions of sexual violence* If you’ve read through the comment section on any story on sexual violence or gender inequality, you’ve most likely seen some form of the comment, “NOT ALL MEN ARE LIKE THAT! YOU’RE BEING SEXIST...

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January 31, 2014 • Current Affairs, Domestic Goddess, Gardening, Random, Reader's Corner, Share your essays, Success stories, Your picsComments (0)

Just a quick message so you are all aware. This will not affect all of you, but we have been getting loads of spam looking posts trying to filter through our system. If you want to share a story with the community we really want you to do this! But remember...

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January 25, 2014 • Current Affairs, Domestic Goddess, Gardening, Random, Reader's Corner, Share your essays, Success stories, Your picsComments (0)

Hey y’all! Happy New Year if you are just finding out about us now. We are so excited that you have been connecting with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, Tumblr…. Everywhere we are on the internet! We love the energy you are sending us and...

Legal aid cuts: how to represent yourself in court

November 14, 2013 • Current Affairs, Reader's CornerComments (0)

Extract from: The Guardian Newspaper. Posted to The Power of Women for benefit of the woman. http://www.theguardian.com/law/shortcuts/2013/apr/01/legal-aid-cuts-represent-yourself extracted 10th October 2013. Legal aid cuts: how to represent yourself in...

The Education of girls in Egypt

October 14, 2013 • Current AffairsComments (0)

The Education of girls in Egypt Author: Menna Saeed Education is indispensable, especially for a developing country like Egypt; which needs scientific, technological, social and economical progress. Egypt has so many contradictions though. In this article...

She is divorced so she is no use

October 13, 2013 • Current AffairsComments (0)

She is divorced, she is no use! Author: Menna Saeed In the Egyptian and Arab society, the woman’s first and in some cases only priority is her husband, kids and house. Regardless of the woman’s needs she is asked to be obedient to her husband and...