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No, I don’t take folic acid – because I’m not a baby-making machine, thanks

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A campaign that educates women on why folic acid is important in pregnancy is great – but by making broad, sweeping statements, are we expecting that all women are destined to be mothers?

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The Keepers, The Handmaid’s Tale and Orange is the New Black – stories of women, for women

orange is the new black

Fancy a break from watching stories about men? These three shows are solidly female-focused in very different ways.

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Revenge porn and me – and a Dublin taxi driver I once knew

The fear that a moment in your life could be used against you – in an incident of revenge porn, say – is a distinctly female terror. And it shouldn’t be.

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I didn’t report my rapist: here’s why [trigger warning, clearly]

I didn't report my rapist

If I told you I didn’t report my rapist, would you judge me? It’s okay, I’m judging myself – but things aren’t always completely clear cut.

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Sugar babies and sugar daddies – a muddle of thoughts

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I rarely think about sugar babies – but when I started following one on Snapchat, I started having a lot of thoughts, and they’re not all good.

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