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Tag Archive | Women

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ – a young woman shares her thoughts

This article was originally submitted as a comment on What does ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ teach young women? I felt the Caitlin Mary’s words deserved a solo performance. I am publishing this as Caitlin wrote it, from the heart. I have SO much to say on this topic so I apologise in advance for the essay I’m […]

The women of tomorrow

I would like to highlight the work of one of the women of tomorrow. Inspiring! The video maker says, in the About text of the video: I think “professional feminists” need to take a step back sometimes and look through the eyes of the passionate and naive, as opposed to their highly educated and academic […]

Why don’t women negotiate their salaries? Not #destroyingthejoint properly!

Many Australian women will recognise the Twitter hash tags #destroyingthejoint and #destroythejoint.  These arose after a certain Sydney radio announcer decided to let loose a vitriolic barrage against women in senior positions, claiming they were “destroying the joint”.  While I am sure Alan Jones probably would fit in well with the men found in articles […]

Independent Women “Syndrome”? Further attacks on women!

Today I got yet another shock.  I have written recently about attacks on women from men who live in a delusional fantasy world about the roles of the sexes in life. Dear Max Tomlinson was written in response to a particularly strange Australian and before that I wrote about the repeal of some legislation in Equal Pay […]