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
Reblog: Why I Read Exclusively Female Authors for the Last Few Years and What I’ve Learned.
I came across an article that mirrors a bit what I've been doing since my pregnancy. I focus on reading books by female writers. Particularly feminist books, but any books written by females will provide you with a different perspective on writing and the world really. Women experience this world in a different way. In… Continue reading Reblog: Why I Read Exclusively Female Authors for the Last Few Years and What I’ve Learned.
#metoo – sexism in the recruitment industry
Most companies, I worked for in London, were small businesses. In recruitment, you work hard, and you spend a lot of time with your colleagues. You go out for drinks, sometimes even at lunch time, you have regular company dos and high-flyer-trips, if you’ve hit or exceeded your target. As this work puts a lot… Continue reading #metoo – sexism in the recruitment industry