Author: Aulelia

Mind The Gap

This shocking report from the Guardian about young child workers in India “have been found working in a textile factory in conditions close to slavery to produce clothes that appear destined for Gap Kids, one of the most successful arms…

Guilty As Charged?

In the same vein as La Lubu, a comment is an inspiration for this post. In my previous post about Firestone, one comment stuck out to me the most. In response to the question (““Does pregnancy or sex comes first…

A Tale of Two B’s: Bitchiness & Bullying

Glossy bitchiness gives television the high ratings it desperately needs: Gordon Ramsay, Simon Cowell to an extent have made their careers by appearing tough and straight-talking but isn’t how they act…”bitchy”? Or is it because they are men that it…

Classic Examples of Modern Colourism

I am an avid reader of African-American gossip blogs like concrete loop and crunk & disorderly. From Crunk & Disorderly, I was shocked and disappointed when I heard this crazy story of a party promoter who handed out flyers for…

Singing with the Enemy?

Singing with the Enemy is the title of a genius programme on British TV at the moment. It is a reality show where two constrasting music bands are put together to make a song that comprises of both their music…

Prejudice & University

My university (VK, *waves back!*) has dug up a lot of controversy this year. First, Bristol had to contend with a posh aristocratic girl on a reality TV show who argued that black people are “really bad”, condemned multicultural Britain…

Girls & Gangs

Preface: This is my first day of guest-blogging and I am looking forward to it a lot. I have done it before @ Feministe but this time it will be for longer and I am thankful to Jill for this…

Polygamy

My mum told me that with the arrival of the missionaries into Tanzania, many tribal practices were stamped out.Yet, polygamy is one that has always stuck. In developing countries, Polygamy tends to always refer to men having multiple wives as…

Intimacy for…

Intimacy for Grades is a scandal that rocked the boat of the East African nation of Kenya. Check out this link from the BBC: what do you think about it in the nation you live in and what does it…

Aggression

Can women ever be aggressive towards men AND for that to be acceptable? Living in Paris for a small amount of time has unlocked my aggressive side in the street. In London and Bristol, I just mind my own business…