16 and Pregnant

When it comes to TV shows, an interesting thing happens to me.  I will watch a show if it is good, OR if it is so bad.    As I was skimming through channels, I came across this new MTV show, “16 and Pregnant”.   Immediately, I got hooked, not because I wanted to see […]

Introducing…

I think this is the most appropriate of times to introduce… Sita. Sita is about 2 years old.  She was found when she was giving birth to her babies.  After Sita and her babies were found, her babies found loving homes, but she did not and instead endured rejection from time to time.  As time […]

Us Weekly. Thank you.

Thank you UsWeekly for continuously representing successful women in the music/film industries as none other than link here a) Home-wreckers (because men can’t be home-wreckers either, apparently) and b) Spinsters waiting to be a ‘chosen’ one by a man.  home-wreckers link here. Bravo.

Caster Semenya and the “Man-Woman”Question

Recently, Caster Semenya of South Africa won gold in an 800 m. Athletics World Championship.  Amidst the victory of her win, harsh criticism followed.  People began to question her gender, specifically, women competing with her, questioned her own gender. “For me, she’s not a woman, she’s a man”.  (Elisa Cusma, a fellow competitor).  Many feminists […]

Introductionette

Hi, My name is Ally.  I am a graduate student in educational psychology at the University of Western Ontario.  Throughout my life, I have considered myself a feminist and a writer by heart , oh yah and I like music too.  It is only recently that I have rekindled and unveiled this interest of mine. […]