Author: Mia Rita

This Isn’t About Wolf-Whistling, it’s About Our Safety  

We’ve all experienced misogyny as a hate crime before. Whether or not we’d describe it that way, we’ve all tried to go about our day and had our peace rudely interrupted by wolf whistles, cars slowing down and beeping their horns for no obvious reason, and the wonderful cries of …

I Talked to My Mum About Periods So You Don’t Have to

A few months after I got my very first period, my grandmother told me to be very careful not to sleep without underwear on–because snakes know when you have periods, and they like crawling ‘up there’. It took me a while to stop being absolutely horrified by this idea and …