Informational, Opinion

Game of Thrones – Why can’t women take the lead?

Not so long ago we got to experience the last season of Game of Thrones. While everyone was betting on Daenerys to take the throne, she was betrayed by her lover and finally murdered by him. The brother of her killer got to take the throne. Bran the Broken. But how broken was he? After… Continue reading Game of Thrones – Why can’t women take the lead?

Informational, Opinion, Rant

Manosphere

I didn’t make this up! Apparently, there’s an informal network out there, seen as men’s spaces, where the focus is on male issues and masculinity. Some see it as the male counterpart to feminism. Not in a good way though. But then how could it be coined into something good anyways? It’s not about equality,… Continue reading Manosphere

Informational, Opinion, Rant

Himpathy

Himpathy. It’a a blend of him and sympathy, and it basically means inappropriate sympathy for a male sexual predator. In times of #metoo Kate Manne coined this term to describe the disproportionate sympathy powerful men receive over their less powerful female victims. There’s an infinite amount of examples out there: Brett Kavanaugh, Harvey Weinstein, but… Continue reading Himpathy

Informational, Opinion

Immigration – Make America white again

Immigration has been a big topic in most Western countries in recent years, but also really in the past. War, poverty, oppression and violence are reasons for people to leave their homes. It’s usually not when war breaks out that they decide to leave. When violence gets so close that it starts being a real… Continue reading Immigration – Make America white again

Informational, Opinion, Supportive

Education is necessary – Development Education

Since I’ve left Germany, where education is mostly free and the general view is that everyone should have access to it, I started experiencing what happens when that’s not the case. I could have written this as well: Since I left Germany and the privileged circle I was integrated in, I started… In the UK… Continue reading Education is necessary – Development Education