Tag Archives: bodily autonomy

Why Society Still Needs Feminism

Via  Feminism is Fantastic: Because to men, a key is a device to open something. For women, it’s a weapon we hold between our fingers when we’re walking alone at night. Because the biggest insult for a guy is to be called a “pussy,” a “little bitch” or a “girl.” From here on out, being […]

Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin

via  Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin: Hello! I am a person who is training to become an abortion provider. As you can imagine, it is really fucking weird to be one of me, especially lately! I think maybe you have some questions? Read more: Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin.

A brief guide to baby bumps

Originally posted on glosswatch:
Baby bump: a stomach swollen to beyond its usual size due to the presence of a fetus. Precise size of bump will vary, dependent on age of fetus, genetic heritage of stomach owner and sheer bloody randomness. And, um, that’s about it as far as baby bumps are concerned, only that’s…

Rules for Touching Me

Originally posted on Make Me a Sammich:
by Sid I don’t like being touched. It’s a thing. That whole “three feet of personal space”? Me all over. Get too close and you may notice me inching away (if you pick up on social cues, that is). Unilaterally decide that you need to initiate physical contact,…

A “Red Pill” Redditor Explains Why Wanting To Not Be Raped is Like Throwing a Tantrum for a Pony

Originally posted on we hunted the mammoth:
These ponies want nothing to do with the Red Pill subreddit Some words of wisdom from TheRedPill subreddit, a lovely little subdivision of Reddit devoted to a sort of mishmash of Men’s Rights and Pickup Artistry. It’s at least as ridiculous as the sum of its parts. And…

A Vindication of the Representation of Women

Five Year Old Indian Girl Kidnapped, Sexually Assaulted and Left For Dead

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
Trigger warning for rape, sexual assault, abduction, torture and murder. A reader from India asked me to blog about this at the end of last week. At the time, I told her that I was feeling burned out, but promised to write about it on Monday or Tuesday. I’ve…