Kasey Edwards

Kasey Edwards

Writer, author of 30-Something and Over It

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Jo Cox

Jo Cox was the first victim of Brexit, not David Cameron

Kasey Edwards The headlines are in and it seems the media has already forgotten who was the first victim of Brexit.

Strange proposal

Why is this archaic wedding tradition still happening?

Kasey Edwards Just because something is a tradition doesn't mean it's good, writes Kasey Edwards.

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Let's not kid ourselves that there's anything romantic about housework

Enjoying a spot of baking doesn't mean women want to go back to the 1950s.

Kasey Edwards Ironing piles of clothes or drowning in dirty dishes does not bring about power or satisfaction for women, so we shouldn't pretend otherwise.

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Why I don't want my daughter to be 'the prettiest girl in the room'

Kasey Edwards "We live in a culture where it's so normal to judge women on the basis of their beauty, that even little girls in sporting competitions are subjected to the oppressive beauty imperative," writes...

Workplace equality

Stop saying you don't really care about money

Kasey Edwards "These are six of the dumbest words I used to say in job interviews," writes Kasey Edwards.

Relationships

The most ridiculous (unsolicited) advice ever given to single women

Single ladies, contorting yourselves to fit male desires is this simple.

Kasey Edwards A host of male dating 'experts' say single women are too competent, too dependent, too smothering, too ballsy, too fond of high-waisted jeans - and the list goes on.

Career inspo

Where are the videos inspiring boys to do 'feminine' jobs?

Kasey Edwards There's no shortage of inspirational videos challenging social limitations placed on girls, but without the same for boys they won't solve anything.

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From good to bad: Manners that have fallen out of favour

Woman opens her own car door, world carries on.

Kasey Edwards Some offenders are clueless, others are controlling. Here is an update on the old-school etiquette that's now just plain offensive.

Bad manners

5 examples of old-school etiquette that are now just freaking rude

Kasey Edwards "When men insist on maintaining these rituals without any regard for the woman involved, it's the opposite of gentlemanly," writes Kasey Edwards.

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Do we really have to love every moment of parenting?

Kasey Edwards "The thing about parenting is that it doesn't stop. Every day, every night, every week, every month for YEARS," writes Kasey Edwards.

Identity theft

Why I never wanted to be a mother

I remember thinking

Kasey Edwards I wanted children but struggled with the idea of motherhood. I remember thinking, "Is there an option for me to be a dad?"

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I miss being sexually attractive

Kasey Edwards "The further I drift from our cultural definition of beauty - namely young, slim and symmetrical - the less welcome I feel," writes Kasey Edwards.

Corporate Bro Code

Corporate Bro Code: The one thing that matters more than profits

Kasey Edwards There is a research-backed, time-tested, profit-making strategy that corporations are ignoring: women.

The talk

How young is too young to talk to girls about sexual pleasure?

We shouldn't make the mistake of trying to protect our children's innocence by maintaining their ignorance, writes Kasey Edwards.

Kasey Edwards We shouldn't make the mistake of trying to protect our children's innocence by maintaining their ignorance, writes Kasey Edwards.

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When mothers are considered no better than graduates

Job sharing and part-time work are supposed to be options. That's the story, anyhow.

Kasey Edwards We've been fed a line that workplaces are more friendly to mothers now. Let's get real.

Footy culture

Why I don't want my daughter to be a footy fan

Kasey Edwards Think football "isn't just for boys"? Kasey Edwards doesn't buy that.

The ignorance card

Not 'getting it' is no longer an excuse for sexism

Kasey Edwards By indulging in this excuse, we're not only continuing to normalise sexism - we're effectively silencing anyone who dares to call it out.

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Why I'm teaching my daughter to say 'yes'

We talk about the importance of teaching girls that it's okay to say

Kasey Edwards We talk about the importance of teaching girls that it's okay to say "no". But what about saying yes?

Breastfeeding

When breastfeeding is a middle class, able-bodied privilege

For many women, breastfeeding isn't a choice. And those who want to

Kasey Edwards For many women, breastfeeding isn't a choice. And those who want to "help mothers and babies" first need to understand that.

Which gender pays a higher price for office romance?

Kasey Edwards A new study reveals the career impact men and women face for dating their bosses.