Quality and equality by Rickie J (Mon Nov 29, 2010) I don’t know about you but I feel a little insulted when anyone suggests I’m a Feminist. I grew up in the 1970s and started work in the middle of the 1980′s. This was a time when I felt there was nothing to stop me [...]
Who cares if you’re famous… A member of German girl band No Angels is facing imprisonment in Germany because she knowingly infected a man with HIV. Read more as published on Powder Room Graffiti
Fashion is not the same thing as style. And being stylish is not just about what you wear. Read article published on Powder Room Graffiti
Doctors prescribing contraceptives to 11-year-olds I read recently that children as young as 11 are taking the contraceptive pill in the UK. The statistics in last week’s Sunday Times stated that more than 1000 girls aged 11-12 are on the pill, a fivefold increase in the past decade. A further 200 girls aged between 11-13 [...]
I’m unable to understand why they – whoever ‘they’ are – say that women can only have un-emotional sex. Translation: A woman has to really like a guy to sleep with him, or if it’s a drunken accident, then the woman really wants it to develop into something more.
My rant is published on Powder Room Graffiti. I preferred my original title though, Who’s Zooming Who. Bar etiquette in the age of serial dating by Rickie J (Wed Feb 03, 2010) I have been in New York a week and this is my first date. I’m dressed low key as it’s my first date [...]
I knew New York well but this was the first time I had gone for weeks, possibly months, to focus on writing and take a few classes. I was leaving my cherished network of solid friends behind me so I needed guidance and support. I needed to know the real deal, not the tourist info. [...]
Initially, I felt that everyone just seemed friendly towards me. Maybe I was a new face in an old bar in a crowded city where socially, frazzled folks welcomed adding another phone number to their already heaving, long lists. I have always been told it’s rude to stare, a notion I still subscribe to. So [...]