Fuck yeah, feminists!: Common sense rules for... →
hidingincanada: The rule isn’t “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all.” The rule is “if you have something to say, say it, and then be appropriately prepared for the fallout.” So: Don’t be […]hurt if someone takes offense at what you say. And for fuck’s sake, if you hide behind “free speech!” to say shitty things, then you’re a […] fool. Know that personal...
Same ableist shit, different day by QoT
Queen of Thorns nails it again with the ableism inherent in calling “lone gunmen” “crazy”: Either that, or everyone’s fucking insane and the label has no fucking meaning any more, so stop fucking using it to dehumanize people whose actions you want to pretend are inexplicable and incomprehensible Read the whole awesome thing here
An apology to parents
This is to all the parents. I’m sorry. I’m child free by choice. I was that person who glared at your kids in the supermarket. I was that person who gave you the side-eye in the restaurant. I was that person who muttered under their breath about unruly kids in public, and said it louder in more anonymous venues. I was that person who cringed on the plane. I was that person who made...
Casual sex expert rounds on 'old double standard' →
Dr Farvid says the suggestion that New Zealand has a promiscuity issue reveals a troubling societal double standard. Finally, after a week of bullshit newspinion pieces, the Herald gets round to the other side of the story.
Digging For Roots: Rape Culture is... →
diggingforroots: …constantly citing that 1 in 6 women are raped without ever specifying 1 in 3 Native/First Nations women are raped, and 80+% of the time by non-Native (almost exclusively white) men - and the cases are almost never even investigated. The rates of rape of women crossing the border into the U.S. are so high that anecdotal evidence is that it is EXPECTED, but no actual...