Category Archives: Feminist Friday

Feminist Friday XV – When is a school skirt too short?

</ I've excelled myself this time – I know punctuality is not my strong point, but being two days late for Feminist Friday just seems wrong. Anyway, my point is quite brief this week and it refers to the decision, … Continue reading

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Feminist Friday XIV: Don’t frape me

I really must get into the habit of posting my Feminist Friday posts on a Friday – I hope Transatlantic Blonde, who runs the series, doesn’t get too annoyed with me.This week’s topic is language in general and the use … Continue reading

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Feminist Friday XIII: Television, Kids and Sexism

I’m writing this as part of Transatlantic Blonde’s Feminist Friday series. I know it’s Saturday but punctuality has never been my strong point. This week’s theme is television – how male and female characters are portrayed in the shows our … Continue reading

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Feminist Friday XII: The global perspective – teaching our kids to value equality

This is a really brief contribution to this week’s Feminist Friday and it poses more questions than it resolves. As mother of a 12 year old daughter, I have huge concerns about the pressures she’ll be under in the next … Continue reading

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>Feminist Friday: Princesses, Time Lords, Planets and Ponies

>Well, I’d planned an early night and a glass of wine, but Ellen suggested I take part in Transatlantic Blonde’s Feminist Friday series. Today we’re talking about gender stereotyping our kids, or not, as the case may be. When I was a … Continue reading

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