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Kids on the Screen

There’s a TV show premiering this Sunday night that I’m not looking forward to. In fact, I will do everything in my power to avoid it. It’s The Voice Kids. Yes, I get that some of these pipsqueaks are probably somewhat talented, but I’m still not interested. Who among us are? I can’t imagine. Hopefully […]

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All sexism is offensive but not all that is offensive is sexism.

You will often hear uttered, from women who don’t subscribe to the whole feminism package but who nevertheless wish to add their voice to the gender equality debate, that well known phrase ‘I’m not a feminist, but…’ You are less likely to hear, however, the phrase ‘I am a feminist, but…’ This is because the […]

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MEN SOLD FOR FOOLS

VB’s ‘Real Men’ campaign It is often said that media reflects and influences the cultural attitudes of the day. To date, there has been much talk about how women are portrayed in the media. Much analysis of the media has been influenced by the second wave of feminism, or the ‘women’s liberation’ movement, which came […]

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