Europe: The Continent Named After the Mythological Rape of a Princess

Trigger Warning – This post contains examples of rape and sexual assault. Women throughout history have had a tough time to put it mildly. Living under the constraints of a patriarchal society in the ancient world has meant that the history we tend to read about is that of the men. Although some women areContinue reading “Europe: The Continent Named After the Mythological Rape of a Princess”

Pulling Penises Off Statues: How Defacing Statues Is Not a Modern Concept

The removal, defacing and drowning of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol, UK, has been the subject of great interest over the opening weeks of June 2020. The act, a result of the #blacklivesmatter movement sweeping across the world, has caused eyes to be fixated upon other statues and monuments erected across the UK and furtherContinue reading “Pulling Penises Off Statues: How Defacing Statues Is Not a Modern Concept”