My historical novel Land van Thorn has just been published by Aspect. ISBN 9789463388214. In Dutch. Will be translated.
MRNA injections attack womanhood￼
MRNA injections threaten womanhood because they change our biological make-up. In that way they mess with women's capacity to give natural birth.
But what about Sorority/ Sisterhood?
Sorority is also another necessary element of citizenship. Sorority or sisterhood within feminism requires tolerance and plurality though. There are many types of feminism and hurray for that.
Tango, Taxi and Fraternity
A real life incident with a taxi is used to show that fraternity of rather solidarity must accompany freedom, otherwise we get a very small version of that and citizenship is so much broader and richer than that.
A Dutch Women’s Quota in the Industry
Positive news from the Netherlands: yesterday parliament has agreed to a women’s quota of thirty percent for boards of directors. It only applies to companies that are connected to the stock market. Eighty companies in total of which fourty-seven of them to not have this percentage. Of course, a quota of one-third women is not... Continue Reading →
Carnaval and the Emerging Princess
The Carnaval Princess is coming up in the Netherlands. A power position.
Handy Sentences for Too-Kind People
Always be nice to others? We all know that most women have been conditioned to be kind to other people all the time. Even to people who are not all kind to them or who cross their boundaries. Many men deal with the same issue. Yet what do you do about this when you, like... Continue Reading →
Margaret Fuller: Apple as Apple, Woman as Woman
Are you sometimes drawn against feminism, presuming it declares equality and sameness between the sexes? Fuller in Context Listen then in this series of feminist philosophers to the American feminist Margaret Fuller who wrote Woman in the Nineteenth Century in 1844. Fuller was a Christian feminist. (Can these exist? Yes they can, did and do exist. She is for instance... Continue Reading →
Sex, Tea and the King-Servant Game
About that it is dangerous having routines in sexuality using the comparison of your wish of a cup of tea. Proposing the Yin-Yang game or King-Servant game as a way og practising uttering your sexual wishes.
Your body is YOUR body
Recently I read that Emperor Joseph II of the Austrian empire abolished serfdom `by royal decision' in 1781. Serfdom; I thought, what is that exactly? In Dutch it is called lijfeigenschap,in German Leibeigenschaft,in Spanish servidumbre and in French bondage servage. It means according to Wikipedia: `the situation that someone's body is considered as the property... Continue Reading →