Trading Pleasure for Consent

Let’s get one thing straight: stealthing is sexual assault. You could be forgiven for not knowing what stealthing is, except that is part of the problem. Recently the HuffPost claimed stealthing was a ‘new sex practice’, but since then people all over the world have been coming forward and telling their stories, implying there is…

An Open Letter to the United States

Dear United States, Hi, how are you? Been better? Sounds about right. My question for you today is very simple: how? How could you allow a man who openly admits to grabbing women by the pussy to run for President? How could you allow a man be seriously considered for such an important position when…

Critiquing the Criticisms of the ‘Regressive Left’

Lefties are often criticised for being regressive. I’m going to address the most common criticisms against us so-called ‘regressive lefties’: (1) that lefties are ‘against’ freedom of speech in that they tolerate views that conform with progressive thought but shun, ban and label those to voice non-conformist thought; (2) that lefties silence opposition; (3)that lefties are actually…

Do we need a Men’s Rights Movement?

I arrived at the question of a men’s rights movement as a sceptical, self-proclaimed feminist.  After extensive research, I’ve remained a self-proclaimed feminist, still sceptical of the men’s rights movement, but not of men’s rights. Let me explain. Throughout history, women and men have been fighting to erode the gender binary. Feminism was established to…