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Perimenopause, HRT, Sexual Harassment, Misogynistic Abuse from Peter Hitchens? Who’d be Female? Also, a Lemon Cake.

Perimenopause, HRT, Sexual Harassment, Misogynistic Abuse from Peter Hitchens? Who’d be Female? Also, a Lemon Cake. Sexual harassment stuff – beyond depressing. And it is complicated by the fact that my generation grew up watching Benny Hill and The Generation … Continue reading

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Sorting People on the Basis of Their Genitalia, Legal Definitions of Madness, Painting the Kitchen, Coconut Milk Panna Cotta and Almond Fruit Tart

    I drove to Florence to meet an old friend and his daughter. They had come in this kind of hellish way to spend two days sightseeing in the blistering heat with a billion other tourists. Even Florence is … Continue reading

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“My dad calls my mum a waste of space and doesn’t like me since I’ve grown up [into a woman]. Is it my fault?” Proper Advice for Real Change

“I don’t know whether it is my fault that my father doesn’t seem to respect or like me. We were close when I was a child (I’m 23 now) and I drifted away from him during adolescence. I cannot put … Continue reading

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“When will my boyfriend tell me he loves me?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

I have been more than friends with a lovely man for well over a year now, yet he still hasn’t made our relationship public, called me his girlfriend or told me that he loves me. We are a couple in … Continue reading

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A Twitter Row – Builders and Babes

Strange and disturbing exchange on Twitter today about casual sexual harassment on the street. Someone wrote how odd it is that men expect a positive response from the kind of ‘nice arse’ building site shouts that we all get on … Continue reading

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Angry and Explicit – Women as Wank Fodder

Another little blog about casual misogyny – surely not? It’s all so boring – irate woman decries the state of the modern world, the over-sexualisation of women, the over-sexualisation of children (female ones, mainly), the grotesque and endless displays of … Continue reading

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Radio 4’s Today Programme – sexist guffawing

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/annablundy/Documents/Todayprog.doc     There I am, innocently driving through Kilburn at 8.30am with the radio on. It’s Radio 4’s Today Programme and I’m feeling almost pleased to be back in the UK – something comforting about familiar voices in the … Continue reading

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