Modern sex workers such as escorts, picture sellers and sugar babies are scorned and frowned upon by society for willingly taking part in such activities that ‘diminish a woman’s worth’, and allow her to behave in ways which are ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unladylike’. But why do we ridicule women and not the men who are responsible for funding the industry and sustaining it for centuries?
Many people do not realise that the term ‘feminism’ is broad- beneath the fighting for equal pay and paid maternity leave, there’s a much darker corner to female oppression that isn’t as frequently addressed. The reason why? It’s because these issues effect the minority groups of women. The women of colour, the women from lower incomes, the women with disabilities and the LGBTQ+ women who aren’t often given the platform to discuss their oppression.
Uncovering pictures from my 2014 trip to Lanzarote, definitely reminded me that it’s a bucket-list worthy destination!
Awareness for some may be on the rise, but so is stigmatisation.
It was a Friday afternoon when I was browsing the web, and accidentally stumbled upon a dark corner of the internet that I’d only heard stories about. Whilst it was clear from the start that women weren’t welcome amongst this online community that I’d discovered, I couldn’t help but dive deeper into the frighteningly, intriguing, chauvinistic forums of the ‘Manosphere’.
It’s sad to say that many people, including women, don’t believe in feminism or call themselves feminists. However, if you were to explain to these people the principles and ideas behind the movement, many amongst this group would agree that they too hold the same beliefs- they just don’t want to be included under the …
Every year during the autumnal month of November, the buzz of the upcoming Victoria’s Secret fashion show takes over every single social media platform and tabloid news outlet. The distinguished fashion show that was once a magical display of luxury lingerie and the worlds most elite supermodels, has now become a weird music festival, with …
‘Your 20’s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all the aspects of you. Tinker with shit, travel, explore, love a lot, love a little, and never touch the ground.’- Kyoto Escamilla
Five Simple Ways That You Can Build up Your Savings
Report Damages In Your Accommodation When you first move into student halls, report any damages to walls or furniture that you see in your room immediately. This way, there’s a record of these problems so they can never accuse you of causing them. Taking pictures of the damages at the start of the year will …