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ANGELINE; femme fatale, victim, villain, heroine in her own story. The saga continues...

12 Nov 2019 9 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  ANGELINE, THE TALE CONTINUES Preface   Angeline is a character I have been writing for some years. She is, in many respects a contemporary femme fatale, the story in my last post being that of her childhood, about the lies and tragedy and abuse of...

PROTEST PERFORMANCE OUTSIDE HOOTERS... Oh Bondage up yours indeed ✊🏾✊🏻✊✊🏿✊🏼

5 Nov 2019 2 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  Another protest performance piece I did but this time outside Hooters... Some folks might wonder to themselves, what's the difference between Hooters presenting women as sexual objects and some of the art I myself make... The answer is simple, the...

OBJECTIFICATION VERSUS AUTONOMY... WOMANHOOD; THE STRUGGLE TO BALANCE FREEDOM WITH NOT GETTING RAPED (NSFW & TW)

28 Oct 2019 3 minute read 1 comment (S)llew la Wulf

THE CONFUSING WOMAN; one woman’s struggle to breathe...   Once upon a time, in a land not too far away, lived a very confusing woman. This woman in many ways existed fearless, because what dominated her more than any of the many valid fears she had,...

Racial bias within the beauty industry, a poem; BLACK BOOTY

21 Oct 2019 1 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

    In line with my last few posts and in fact a fair few of my posts, here is another poem for Black History Month. I wrote this a few years ago about structural racism in general as I see it but also about how the beauty industry adds to the racia...

PTSD... Some poetic prose

13 Oct 2019 1 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

LITTLE RED AND THE FALLEN ANGEL Once upon a time there lived a girl... she was a wolf. She was a tree. She was a pearl. She locked herself inside a room that she called Mine. In it she dreamt of colours, dance, laughter and rhyme. She whispered word...

THE ANGELIC WHORE TROPE IS A KILLER... Why I refuse to pay rent just to take up space....

13 Oct 2019 1 minute read 4 comments (S)llew la Wulf

    THE ANGELIC WHORE TROPE IS A KILLER Be a whore in the bedroom & a lady in public? Er... Fuck off basically... You can be MY whore bitch and in public ima gonna react to the world as it treats me & is appropriate...which more often than not, does...

Consensual power play within sex and the huge gulf in between that and abuse/rape/sexual assault... TW

11 Oct 2019 3 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

NOTES ON CONSENT I have been thinking lots on the idea of sexual consent & dynamics. In many ways it is really very simple but as current discussions have shown, it's not really. When lovers have strong sexual telepathy between them, overt (verbalise...

SILENT HEROS; a poem paying respect to all the women out there working hard for a piece of the pie called freedom, autonomy

9 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  SILENT HEROS OF WOMANHOOD   For all of those women Who have stood their ground Said yes Said no Never bowed, kowtowed Continued to feel worthy Continued to show up Despite to all intents and purposes Existing beyond the black stump. To all the wome...

A poem about female sexuality

4 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  WHOSE REVOLUTION IS THIS ANYWAY?    My liberation was not built As a play pen For your dreams Don't give you access to my pleasures Ad hoc and duty free Do not think my heart and mind Are not important, secondary No, remember this sweet nothing...

How I Became Sexist (and why you should become sexist too)

21 Sep 2019 4 minute read 1 comment Nathan Payne

Let me be clear up front, sexism and misogyny are not the same.  Sexism isn't hate.  It is not necessary to hate the thing you have been taught to disrespect or not take seriously.  Sexism might be a rational response to an irrational set of unreliab...