Tag Archives: feminism

Gender Focus | I Don’t Like Catcalls. Why Do You Care?

via Gender Focus: In a piece for the always classy New York Post, Doree Lewak wants all of us to know that “Hey Ladies – Catcalls are Flattering! Deal With It”. But as Natalie DiBlasio of USA Today points out, catcalls can actually be pretty frightening.I’m with DiBlasio on this one. If you’re familiar with my […]

Jailbreak the Patriarchy: my first Chrome extension – Danielle Sucher

via  Danielle Sucher: Jailbreak the Patriarchy genderswaps the world for you. When it’s installed, everything you read in Chrome (except for gmail, so far) loads with pronouns and a reasonably thorough set of other gendered words swapped. For example: “he loved his mother very much” would read as “she loved her father very much”, “the patriarchy […]

A Good Men’s Rights Movement Is Hard to Find

Via The American Prospect: The list of grievances for MRAs is long. It includes the elevated rate of suicide for men, educational discrimination against boys, economic and workplace conditions for men, violence against men, false rape reporting, fathers’ rights in custody battles, rates of male imprisonment and prison conditions, and the horrors of war. Many of […]

Sex In Texas? At Your Own Risk. Ohio Too!

Reblogged from Julie Gillis Those of you who have known me for awhile know that I’m a big proponent of sex. Sex. I said it. Heck my testimony for SB5 which Texas State Senator Wendy Davis read for the RECORD, said SEX. Sex is a normal human biological drive. People have sex. People worry about […]

Texas Women: You Can’t Shut Them Down

Reblogged from Julie Gillis I don’t entirely know what to say about HB60 and the Texas Filibuster. I headed down to the Capitol early, but got a message that the hearing wouldn’t start until about 5 pm. I was hosting BedPost Confessions, and so I put my energy there, keeping track of what might be […]

I Don’t Want To Have To Deal With Racism In Order To Support LGBTQ White People

via Gradient Lair: In the last several years, I’ve found it very difficult to talk to many LGBTQ White people. Everything I learn about LGBTQ experiences is primarily from LGBTQ Black people and other ones of colour. Because I am a cisgender heterosexual Black woman, often times LGBTQ White people approach me with the assumption that […]

[TW] Why I had to unfollow @everydaysexism

via Speak Out, Reach Out, Camp Out:  If there was a way I new on Twitter of following someone without their posts appearing in my feed, that is what I would do for @EverydaySexism. I had to unfollow them today. I wish I hadn’t needed to, because I wholeheartedly support what they are trying to do, […]