While my new-found confidence in my own instincts is appreciated, I’m aware too that more than an individualistic self-help approach is needed if real change is going to take place
Student Emma Sulkowicz’s campus protest has rejected the silencing of shame
From Westminster to Hollywood, the status quo is being challenged – we need to focus on alternative ways of being all the more
The discussion around women’s silence need also to include questions about changing a society that doesn’t require that they are listened to
What would happen if we walked away, rather than worry about being invited into the party that has well and truly bombed?
Asking the audience what had brought them to the Royal Festival Hall to see Rebecca Solnit was an interesting question, but answering it in that kind of setting isn’t easy
Is there a way for us to begin to shed the layers of persona shaped within a system that ultimately oppresses all of us? If so could we forge an alternative way of being that appreciates difference?
Life might not be as turbulent as it once was, but the skills I learnt during crisis are still important to me
The traditions of story telling suggest the importance of learning about telling them and listening to them…
Where can we find inspiring stories about women who are fiercely determined to bring change about?