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21 gift ideas for the awesome feminist in your life

Posted in Activism, Lifestyle
on November 26, 2017
21 gift ideas for feminist women

Myself and Laura over at Laura Reflected have come up with a bunch of gift ideas we think the awesome, sassy, badass, feminist types would love to receive.

 

And, tbh, I think we would quite like all of these things.

 

I may have bought the safari print PJ’s already (20). And I’ve definitely got my eye on the notebooks (14 & 19), and the Frankenstein quote sweater (3).

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Addressing my privilege as a white woman

Posted in Activism
on November 5, 2017

I am white, cis-gendered, able-bodied, and heterosexual. The only way I could be more privileged in life is if I were male and rich.

I want to talk about privilege.

Discovering my privilege has not been an overnight thing. It’s been a gradual process whereby I’ve tried to educate myself and become more aware of all the ways in which I am privileged. This process has been helped, in no small part, by my membership of a secret feminist Facebook group who are all pretty awesome at being intersectional and calling each other out.

It has taken me a while to realise my privilege as a white person, purely because it was not on my radar and I don’t think of myself as racist. And that, in a nutshell, is the problem of privilege.

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