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…

sex on the first date

  Does sex on the first date / meeting  ruin the potential for a relationship? Are we listening to our own personal desires or to the pressures of society’s belief systems?   My video response below: More of my YouTube videos here     As a teenage boy I saw virginity as a beast…

Muslim Ban

Thoughts on the Donald Trump US Muslim ban? Is it just what the US needs to protect itself? Is it an absolute disaster? Check out my video response below: More Old Simo YouTube videos available here The Donald Trump so called Muslim ban has sent shock waves throughout the world….