Feminism

On Feminism, as far as possible

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I was delighted when, on Mother’s Day, my eldest daughter presented me with ‘Living Dolls: the return of sexism’ by Natasha Walters. For some unexplainable reason, definitely not due to my mother’s influence or from my peers in the area I have lived for most of my life, I am completely invested in equality. Not […]

Feminism

And finally for today… a positive study about teenage parents at last

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I know being a single teenage parent isn’t ideal in the eyes of most people. Mainly those who haven’t been one and who like to judge others and generalise their own opinion across the population, which isn’t really all that scientific. Yet many teenage parents have flourished in the face of adversity and here is […]

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Sex differences, feminism, mind reading and God

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It’s really been an interesting week for me. As I emerge myself further in my writing about women’s health and sex difference in terms of feminism, a media slanging match has erupted about equality and general and domestic violence in particular. A Mail article about Harriet Harman spearheading feminism by making it more difficult to […]

Feminism

Don’t blame it on love……..

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Still on the subject of writing and storytelling, I (and many other writers) have realised that there is a link between storytelling and psychology. Apart from my own PhD study which I have explained in the last blog, there have been many psychologists that write who have made a strong connection between identity and storytelling. […]