Anyone who follows the public debate around gender will quickly notice that it is a very complex issue that brings together many different angles: the gender wage gap, the #metoo movement and gender-inclusive language. The problem is a global one – specifically, the inequality of people on the basis of gender. It’s all the more difficult to ask questions around what is right and wrong, as it is such a sensitive topic. Our author believes that the discussion is far from resolved.
Glorifying violence. Homophobic. Sexist. Why out of all the things in the world do I support this anti-social shit? A self-critical attempt at explanation.
At a club recently, I found the toilets weren’t clearly marked with the standard “ladies” and “gents” signs. Instead, one door carried a single “blah” and the other was covered in hundreds of “blahs”. A smile, a second of thought, and then the message was clear: men talk little; women talk a lot, all the time and about everything – and especially about sex. And yet the male orgasm is a subject just as worthy of appreciation and conversation as its female counterpart.
Online dating has lost the reputation as a last resort for desperate and lonely hearts, who were once pitied for stooping to the virtual search for a soulmate. Instead, online dating is no longer stigmatized and has become instead a great success story. Between 2003 and 2017, the number of online dating participants in Germany grew an incredible 1300%. Despite promising slogans like, “A single falls in love every 11 minutes with Parship,” our author has had a different experience of her own….
She is the woman who has brought to the world stage the fight against female genital mutilation, in short known as FGM. In her interview with the O Diaries, the author and model Waris Dirie speaks on her work with her organization, the Desert Flower Foundation.
The successful german author Caroline Rosales loves her life as a single mother and in her new book advocates for single parents. Here is a portrait of a great woman!
In the office, at family events or with friends – women apologize endlessly. According to an article from the German newspaper, Süddeutschen Zeitung, approximately 75% of everyday apologies come from the mouths of women. Furthermore, women are not saying sorry for making mistakes. Actually it’s the opposite – our author, Frieda Hintze, has found that a lot of the time, “sorry” really is a covert way of saying “please like me.” But why is that? We offer an explanation.
Roses, pralines and candlelight dinner are so yesterday. After all, loving your loved one should be a daily thing. Our author explains why Valentine’s Day should be a time to celebrate yourself.