The Women’s Corner: Telling us to smile will result in the opposite

This week’s column is really only going to make sense to those who have lived through it before. And to those who haven’t, you’ll most likely call me a radical feminist. But, to be quite honest, if you believe that I’m being too extreme, you clearly don’t understand the uncomfortable…

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The Women’s Corner: The “Fat tax” shames plus-size women, and it needs to stop

Since becoming an “adult” I am now in charge of my own spending. I am now more aware of what things cost – why do things cost so much? – and how often I need to buy them. Now, shopping for clothes is something I have a love-hate relationship with.…

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The Women’s Corner: The ‘fat tax’ shames plus-size women, and it needs to stop

For anyone who is unfamiliar with the term “ghosting”, it is when one person blocks another on social media, and completely shuts them out of their life without giving a reason why, or what they did wrong to deserve to get blocked in the first place. Family and friends who…

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The Women’s Corner: Halloween is scary, but slut-shaming is even worse

Halloween is one of the top rated holidays of the year in the United States. It’s a night full of excitement, scares and more. A night where anyone can dress up like anything they want, however they want. But for women, it’s just another chance for us to get slut-shamed.…

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