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Some sexist beliefs, myths and traditions that need to be abandoned right away!

1.Girls have drama Everyone has heard about this silly stereotype: Girls are dramatic. It’s as old as friendship itself. Growing up I used to hear my fellow girl friends say that they would rather have boys as friends, as they are less gossipy and have less drama as well. With time, I began to believe this lie, at least until I was friends with  a … Continue reading Some sexist beliefs, myths and traditions that need to be abandoned right away!

STOP STREET HARASSMENT

So we are walking on some busy pavement when some guy who is seemingly drunk starts harassing us subtly because we didn’t return his advances. The man even changes the direction he was walking towards and starts talking stridently and hurling insults towards us. Other passersby notice but they keep walking like it’s nothing.  The drunk finally tires and walks away. We were just walking … Continue reading STOP STREET HARASSMENT

IS THE BIBLE SEXIST?

Before you attack me, let me state that I am a believer who occasionally [sorry mum] attends a Pentecostal church. I am also an activist, if you like a feminist who believes in the equality of both genders. Considering these two scenarios, I find myself sometimes silently disagreeing with the preacher on matters marriage/relationships and even at times general life matters. The way the church … Continue reading IS THE BIBLE SEXIST?