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Jo @storminateacup ?

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"I’m surprised no one else picked up on the use of the word ‘girl’ rather than ‘woman’ – so is he really asking if it’s OK to have sex with a child?" · View
  • Jo commented on the blog post Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet   1 month ago · View

    L’Wren Scott’s death was announced on the BBC Breakfast News here in the UK as ‘The Rolling Stones have cancelled a concert in Australia following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend’ (not an exact quote). She’s not someone I was aware of, being neither a fashion follower, nor into the celebrity magazines, so I don’t [...]

  • Jo commented on the blog post Feministing Chat: Individualism, violence, and victim blaming   3 months, 4 weeks ago · View

    The focus of the media, at least here in the UK, is on stranger rape, not the far more prevalent occurrences of rape within relationships or where the perpetrator is known to the victim. If you follow the ‘rape advice’ through therefore, no woman will ever be in a relationship, ever dress in a way [...]

  • Great post Veronica (sorry, can’t figure how to get the accent on the o on my keyboard). I worry sometimes that people seeking to downplay our causes use the infighting as a weapon against us, as well as it taking energy from our causes. Part of my job is youth work, primarily working with 12-15 [...]

  • Jo commented on the blog post Why I would pay to see “In A World” again. For the third time.   7 months ago · View

    Thanks for the review – after reading this yesterday I had a look at my local cinema, to find just 1 showing at 6pm last night (so I went, by myself & was the only person there) I especially loved how it avoided many stereotypes – dad’s new young girlfriend isn’t a bitch, or trying [...]

  • Jo commented on the blog post Five problems with Dr. Phil’s tweet   7 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    I’m surprised no one else picked up on the use of the word ‘girl’ rather than ‘woman’ – so is he really asking if it’s OK to have sex with a child?

  • Jo posted an update:   7 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    I’m surprised no one else picked up on the use of the word ’girl’ rather than ’woman’ – so is he really asking if it’s OK to have sex with a child?

  • Jo became a registered member   7 months, 3 weeks ago · View

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