Feminist Take on Roman Polanski in France
Roman Polanski. The director and writer has brought us many cinematic masterpieces, such as Chinatown, Rosemary’s Baby and The Pianist. Although he is a great artist, he is also a criminal and horrible person. Back in the 1970’s, the director assaulted a young girl and fled the country before he could be properly charged. He hasn’t been (...)
Women’s Twitter Boycott
The abuse and harassment against women on social media has been brought to light and scrutinized in recent years. Despite this the assaults are pouring in more than ever. Young woman have had their privacy breached, their lives dissected and their spirits crushed and all for millions to see online. The abuse has led to depression, fear and sometimes even worse case possible, suicide. That said, women around the world have decided to stand up for a day of protest. They aren’t marching the streets though, these women are boycotting twitter. Sometimes a message is best sent via silence. The boycott was set for last Friday....