“Reteaching Gender & Sexuality is a message about queer youth action and resilience. The video was generated to contribute additional queer/trans youth voices to the national conversations about queer/trans youth lives. Reteaching Gender & Sexuality intends to steer the conversation beyond the symptom of bullying, to consider systemic issues and deeper beliefs about gender and sexuality that impact queer youth.”
“We’re going to have a system where the middle classes are discouraged from breeding because it’s jolly expensive. “But for those on benefits, there is every incentive. Well, that’s not very sensible.” Comment by Howard Flight, one of the new Tory peers, former MP, former deputy chair of the Conservative party. (BBC)
As part of a social policy designed to incentivise marriage, and tackle ‘worklessness’- the coalition have ensured that the ONLY way out of poverty that remains for mothers with young children is a romantic relationship. We are now expected to fuck our way out of poverty… This is an attack on the hardfought changes to traditional gender roles that have made our society better. It is an attack on ALL women, whether they choose to have children or notwhether they are married or not.
Since things have been a bit grim lately, and chatting to other feminists recently we’re all a bit worried and down. So I’m taking a tip from fellow F Worder Helen G and ending with a video to cheer us all up a bit: