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By her own admission, Grace Mugabe had captured Zim presidential powers

UPDATE – BREAKING NEWS: Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe Any time is a long time in politics. It’s only last week that Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe stood before a cheering – and patronising – crowd of the apostolic church denomination in Zimbabwe and received showers of fake prophecies including by one gullible…

Hey, sexy: objectifying catcalls occur more frequently than you might think

By Elise Holland, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne & Michelle Stratemeyer, PhD Candidate, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne Hey, sexy. Damn, girl. What’s up, beautiful? These are just some of the many comments directed toward Shoshana Roberts as she walked along the streets of New York in that now-infamous “catcalling video”. These catcalls, along with the…

I’m fashionable, it doesn’t mean I’m pandering to patriarchy

Leanne on Saturday|Preferring to look elegant and well polished should not be seen as adverse to feminism. I find that there is a general assumption of how feminists should look as opposed to how feminists should think. But, feminism is an ideology, it’s not a work suit, might I say. Women who prefer to look…