A Rock and a Hard Place

Recently a writer tweeted a comment in reaction to a female politician’s actions. Women on Twitter correctly pointed out that in their experiences, as actual women, that particular advice 1. Wrongly shifts the burden onto women 2. Doesn’t do fuck all 3. Often has the opposite effect 4. Could be downright dangerous Instead of actively…

What It Feels Like For a Girl

If you’re a parent, if you have a daughter, go and look at her right now. Go on, I’ll wait. Maybe she is asleep, curled softly against your chest, a little bundle of pink and spice and everything nice. Maybe she’s digging in a sandbox or playing soccer, spinning in a tutu or blowing a trombone….