silencing

On Mansplaining

'Mansplain' has become the Macquarie Dictionary 'Word of the Year 2014'. D H Kelly examines whether the over-use of this humorous term might undermine the aims of feminism ...

Suppressed again?

A guest post from SWOU (Sex Worker Open University) about the failure of the upcoming 'Feminism in London' conference to include any sex workers on its sex work panel ...
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On allies, silencing and privilege

Who comes off the worst when a self-declared ally messes up? Is call-out culture and privilege-checking oppressive to people with privilege or does it protect those who are more vulnerable? How can an ally react when called out on something they did or said? ...