Who am I?

Yesterday a quote caught my eye – the words of writer and feminist Adrienne Rich: “Until we know the assumptions in which we are drenched, we cannot know ourselves” As much as I love Adrienne’s writing, I’m not sure I agree with this quote. But it did get me thinking – are we simply the

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Abortion

There are many aspects of anti-abortion – or anti-choice – campaigning that I find deeply disturbing, and wrong. But while listening to a debate on Woman’s Hour with anti-choice campaigner Abby Johnson (listen here) what struck me most was how utterly hypocritical, deluded and full of lies she was. Johnson has had two abortions. She

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Female friendships

Female friendships are complex. Now I’m going to stereotype, outrageously, but – as we all know – most stereotypes are there for a reason: they’re based on experience. Men tend to have less friends than women. They go through childhood/ teenagehood/ young adult life with some close pals, pick up a few more along the

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