transgender bathroom

 How do you feel about transgender bathroom policy?  Should transgender people (or people who claim to be transgender) be able to choose a bathroom of their choice ? Does your opinion change when you compare a school scenario to a context in  the public, professional and higher education sector?  Check out my…

synthetic marijuana

Will legalizing real marijuana eliminate the desire for synthetic weed? Does removing synthetic marijuana address the core issue at hand? My video response below: Old Simo YouTube videos can be found here: People will always use marijuana. There is no stopping its usage. Marijuana is the least problematic of all illicit…

black actresses

Did Halle Berry deserve an Oscar for Monster’s Ball? Did Halle Berry’s Oscar win mark any kind of significance for black actresses?  Check out my video response below:  More Old Simo YouTube videos here In 2002 Monster’s Ball (an indie film about racial prejudice and redemption) received major film nominations at the…

50 Shades

Thoughts on the Fifty Shades Books and films?  Why have certain women responded to it the way that they have? Check out my video response below: For more Old Simo YouTube videos click here   In 2011 British born E.L. James released the novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The Fifty Shades trilogy includes Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty…

third wave feminism

What are your thoughts on third wave feminism? Has it become a progressive or regressive movement? Check out my video response below: More Old Simo YouTube videos here I am a feminist. Yes, that’s right. I am a classical feminist and anyone with any common sense identifies as one too. Equality…

Sharia Law

What did you think of the row between Lambie and Magied? Is Sharia law non problematic?  Is Islam the most feminist religion ? Click here for Old Simo YouTube videos A mass explosion occurred on Monday night between two panelists on ABC’s Q&A program. Independent Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie and Queensland Islamic youth leader Yassmin Abdel-Magied. The…

Valentine's Day

Should Valentine’s Day be reserved for romantic love only? Should it  acknowledge and celebrate other types of love? Check out my video response below: More Old Simo YouTube videos here ! Valentine’s day is celebrated  on February 14th.  It’s a day for people and businesses to celebrate the concept of romantic love. The history…