Why I Don’t Want Children

Earlier I saw a post explaining why this person did not want children. Although I feel like this is not something that should have to be explained, in a world where the expectation on women is to have children, I feel like it is something I need to talk about. My reasons are pretty selfish,…

Stereotypes

It frustrates me when people use stereotypes. I don’t think people realise how damaging stereotypes can truly be. Although they are used to be funny and to make a joke, often there is so much more that these stereotypes are doing than making people laugh. From AAUW (http://www.aauw.org/2014/08/13/why-stereotypes-are-bad/): A “stereotype” is a cognitive shortcut —…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (SPOILERS)

I figure it’s probably safe to write about it now, I don’t really intend on giving too much in the way of spoilers, but in case you haven’t seen it you probably shouldn’t keep reading.     I really enjoyed the film, sure it wasn’t completely true to what has already been written about the…