Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
Earlier in the decade, I was what you’d call a radical leftie, but I’ve been through that phase and come out the other side of it. Now, I write this from my new home, the political centre.
Despite the concerted push of good men seeking change for women, the entirety of the movement is based on the same marginalisation we’re fighting. Speaking for us is not the same as giving us a voice.
This week, the tampon tax fell, and the politicians claimed the victory. But those who truly won it, know that there is so much more that needs to be done.
Equality through inequality: The UN banning existing visas for LGBTQ partners a decision of the time
The UN banning LGBTQ partners from obtaining a visa is a decision of the time. Through exclusion, everyone is equal.