equality

Those things that we are

There is sometimes an awful temptation, in this struggle against the kyriarchy, to attempt to police yourself or other members of your group to make them more palatable to the wider society. It can seem as though this is the best way to achieve rights, to achieve a semblance of equality, to reach the light at the end of the tunnel. ...

More on Gray, Keys and the media

As women, this whole media furore seems to have left us caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, we’re under pressure to take sexism in our stride, with accusations of acting like weak little flowers if we even care about it, let alone react to it. On the other, we’re under pressure to congratulate SKY for sacking Keys and Gray, thus perhaps allowing ourselves to be dragged into a hypocritical media whipping frenzy......