Equality, My experiences

Friend, will you help?

Dear decent people, We need your help. This isn't anything new, it's also not an isolated incident. I can guarantee someone in your life have had to deal with this: assholes on dating apps, the internet, in real life. Be warned this is not about all of you. It probably isn't about most of you.… Continue reading Friend, will you help?

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Short stories & poems

Connie Tang (Hong Kong)

What is your favourite childhood memory? In retrospect, when I was around three or four years old, and we were living on Yu Chau Street (Sham Shui Po). Looking back, that time and my relationship with my father is my favourite part of my childhood. Every afternoon, after school, I'd ask him for a cent… Continue reading Connie Tang (Hong Kong)

My experiences, Review

TMI Warning: 8 reasons why I can’t go back from the Diva Cup

In case the warning in the title somehow escaped you, this blog post will be about my periods and vagina. So if you're not interested in or squeamish about the female reproductive organ - well, mine, anyways - then stop now. Here, below are a few links to less "scary" things you can run away… Continue reading TMI Warning: 8 reasons why I can’t go back from the Diva Cup

Equality

Good enough is not good enough

I'm in no way suggesting I'm in a place to advice how others should think or behave. Only, today, three articles caught my eye - all at different times of the day and brought to my attention by different people. (Actually, one I spotted while I was procrastinating.) And reading them made me think. The… Continue reading Good enough is not good enough

Equality, My experiences

Understanding and acknowledging women are harassed in public is not enough

There are many parts to the endeavour towards gender equality and this is just one of them. There are also many more global issues worth our time and compassion, and, again, this is just one of them. •          •          •          •    … Continue reading Understanding and acknowledging women are harassed in public is not enough