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Power Dynamics and Informed Consent | Medium

Power Dynamics and Informed Consent – Katy Preen – Medium

In February this year, Monica Lewinsky spoke about her #MeToo moment, regarding her relationship with then-president Bill Clinton. She views the dynamics of that relationship in a different light now, both in terms of how in control she felt of her actions and participation, and in how it was perceived by the outside world.

MY FEMINISM WILL BE INTERSECTIONAL, OR IT WILL BE…

MY FEMINISM WILL BE INTERSECTIONAL, OR IT WILL BE…

BULLSHIT. That’s right, if it ain’t inclusive, then it ain’t equal. Intersectional feminism strives for equality for all genders, recognising that while gender oppression is a huge factor in an unequal society, it is also more complicated than that alone. There are numerous other influences that are oppressive in their own way, or that combine…

FUJIFILM: SEXISM FROM INNOVATION

FUJIFILM: SEXISM FROM INNOVATION

Today was a Throwback Friday! Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? This week, we’re going back to the 1970s, so get your tank tops and platform heels ready! Fujifilm, somewhat unbelievably, ran a press conference with a product demo that included a semi-naked female body as a prop for “testing the camera’s performance on skin tone”.

WHAT ABOUT THE MEN PART 2: MASCULINITY & MISOGYNY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

WHAT ABOUT THE MEN PART 2: MASCULINITY & MISOGYNY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Masculinity and Misogyny in the Digital Age – Ditch the Label Always one to look out for reasons to demonstrate why men need feminism too (because apparently gender equality is only worth men’s time if you can link it to direct personal benefits ::eye roll:: ), I found an interesting paper on attitudes towards masculinity…

KARMA

KARMA

The recent comments by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on women’s ‘superpowers’ remind me of being taken on for my last engineering role. With great expectations of managing my own team and making the important decisions, I got put on a dead-end project, with incredibly unchallenging work, no respect or status, and no prospects for progression…