Guest Series

Woman sitting on a bed typing on a laptop - become a professional | Tyranny of Pink

How to Become a Professional Professional!

By Emma Zeta Skinner I want you to cast your mind back to when you were a little kid. What did you want to be when you grew up? A doctor? A space cowboy? A ballerina? A builder? Or just happy? Now I want you to look at your present self. What do you do? Do you have a job? Do you do something you love? Or are you meandering forward with no real direction, but just[...]

Are we slowly exaggerating ourselves into oblivion? | Tyranny of Pink

Are we slowly exaggerating ourselves into oblivion?

By Mervyn Dziva The older I get the more I hear that “being an adult is hard”, to which I’m often tempted to reply “You know what’s hard? Having to develop tactics to stop myself from having to check that the door is locked. At 3am in the morning. For the tenth time. In someone else’s house. That’s hard!” Of course I don’t say that, being conside[...]

All this talk about transformation | Tyranny of Pink

All this talk about Transformation

By Gerard Janse Van Rensburg You hear all this talk about transformation, changing institutions, industries, social structures the very fabric of society. You hear talk of cultural practices not being respected, being ignored and oppressed. This oppression is called racism, and maintaining the status quo is racist. Keeping things as is, is racist. "But I'm not racis[...]

Natasha's Story | Tyranny of Pink

“It won’t happen to me!” But what if it does?

A little while ago I wrote an article about why the #CarseatFullstop campaign matters to me. Since then I've been very involved in sharing articles and information about the importance of using the right car seat (for the record, your child should be rear facing until age four). Hearing Ina Meyer tell her story really hit these points home for me. I just knew it was[...]