Can There be a Feminist Safety?

Can There be a Feminist Safety? Yesterday the media ran hot with the advent of the first female star of Dr Who . The reports extracted every ounce of gender stereotyping possible in the name of journalism. What it highlighted was the continued misunderstanding in our society of feminism, gender and confusion about social politics. …

Boots and Beads – bringing some femininity to WHS

Boots and Beads – bringing some femininity to WHS Guest post by Louisa Chesswas According to our wonderful friend, Wikipedia, “…gentleness, empathy, sensitivity, caring, sweetness, compassion, tolerance, nurturance, deference, and succorance are behaviors generally considered feminine”.  One might be forgiven for thinking that these are pretty good traits to have.  Except, it would seem, in the …