Monthly Archives: April 2015

Swearing and academia

In one of my earlier run-ins with authority (though I don’t recall who this authority figure was), I remember being told that swearing wasn’t permissible because it wasn’t lady-like*. I didn’t understand, at the time, what the implications were for … Continue reading

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Point of information: Feminist terminology

Why is it that within social justice and activist terminology Indigenous peoples, People of Colour, LGBTQ folks, persons with dis/abilities etc have allies accomplices who support and stand up for equity, while male-identifying folks (hereafter men for brevity) who regard themselves as feminists get … Continue reading

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