Category Archives: Power Abuse

“No, he’s not my friend!” (trigger warning: rape, sexual assault)

I was sixteen. On holidays with my parents in a country I couldn’t understand the language of. My best friend, I’ll call him Eddy, came with us. We got permission to attend a rock festival in the area. Eddy was tall … Continue reading

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Posted in Emancipation, Feminism, Free consent, grief, Hollaback, Hommes et Femmes, Lady Gaga, Panic attacks, Perversion, Power Abuse, Rape, rape culture, self care, Sex Abuse, Sexism, Sexual Harassment, Triggers | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wat ik zie wanneer ik naar Maggie kijk.

  Zelfs bij het beluisteren van haar tientallen interviews ontwaar ik niets nieuws in de woorden van Maggie. Niet één argument, niet één diepzinnige gedachtegang. Integendeel zelfs. Ik hoor gespeeld krachtig uitgesproken woorden die elke keer opnieuw opgewarmd en geserveerd … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, Brussels, Deontologie, Maggie De Block, Nederlands, Pers, Politics, Power Abuse, Sikhs, Vlaanderen | 5 Comments

When a man with power becomes a hunter of women

Article en français ici Artikel in het Nederlands hier Beware: sensitive subject. But also very ordinary and vulgar. Not long ago, I got contacted by a man whom one can consider a public figure, and who therefore has a certain … Continue reading

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Posted in Discrimination, Emancipation, English, Feminism, Femme de la Rue, Free consent, Hollaback, Hollaback! Brussels, Midlife Crisis, Power Abuse, Religion, Sexism, Sexual Harassment, Triggers | 15 Comments