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Female Chauvinist Pigs

Ariel Levy wrote Female Chauvinist Pigs in 2006 and I’ve been wanting to read it for a while. The book is a critique of one element of third wave feminism: raunch culture. She makes a fascinating argument, attributing raunch culture to the confusions of the women’s lib movement and the […]

Twilight: Post-Script

I was thinking more with my small group tonight about Twilight (I’m up to the third in the series: Eclipse) and some of the guys helpfully wanted to explore the porn thing a bit more. Just as porn is sinful for guys, do I think that reading Twilight is sinful […]

Twilight: porn for girls

Twilight seems to be everywhere! I see it popping out of bags at uni, the ad for the movie was at the video shop, friends are talking about it, you can even buy Twilight T-shirts! So I thought I would read it and my friend Emily kindly lent me all […]

Oprah says the S word

The lifestyle of a student is great – in between studying for Greek, my addiction to daytime TV has returned! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Oprah spent today discussing love and relationships with sex therapist Laura Berman. One of the interesting stats that Dr. Berman brought up is […]

Be stiff

The other night I was zoned out in front of Van Helsing before flipping over to ‘The book that shook the world’. It’s a doco about The Little Red Schoolbook, by Danish teachers Soren Hansen and Jesper Jensen, published in Australia in 1972.