rake and roustabout

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Sometimes the everyday barrage of pressure to conform to gender-stereotype through jokes, advertisements, news, and everyday conversation, that re-affirm the female role as

  • trivial
  • survile
  • productised
  • dehumanised

gets me down

This sea shanty by the outstandingly talented ‘the Decemberists’ can lift my mood, let me sing and dance, let me hope for the some form of justice. Though in reality I doubt such a well established system of abuse as the Patriarchy has developed will change for the better in my lifetime, at the moment things seem to be getting worse

The Decemberists sang the Mariners revenge

rake and roustabout
rate wendys scribble

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  1. baz writes:

    I love the word roustabout.. hehe

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  2. Scarlet writes:

    I have broadband speed complications and can’t listen…
    but revenge is always sweet.
    Sx

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  3. wendy writes:

    Scarlet, next time we meet I’ll lend you a CD – they have more reliable performance. Hope alls well in the wilderness 🙂

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