Now that we all know we’ve been harassed, assaulted and/or raped, where do we go from here? What do we do next? By Emily Andrews Illustration by @aldalilja (via Instagram) I wouldn’t say, with confidence, that I’ve been raped. It just took me three tries to type out that word - so heavy with meaning … Continue reading What do we do after #MeToo?
By Za Unitt In Dececember of 2018, my friend and bandmate, Julia, and I sat in her kitchen talking about the future and what direction we wanted to take with our newly formed Duo/Act, Tickles And Pokes. We're both mothers, entertainers, and over 40. Neither one of us were interested in doing the whole traveling … Continue reading The Beginnings of the Tickles and Pokes’ Period Positive Movement
By Ashleigh Streeter-Jones My activist journey started back in 2005 when, my parents, who had previously lived in Johannesburg, took me to South Africa. This is how I found myself in SOWETO – the South Western Township – on Christmas day. It was a confronting experience. Although we were in SOWETO with a local tour … Continue reading Ash’s Activist Journey