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Three Intimate Yet Groovy Dance Tunes

A lot of people describe dance music as ‘soulless’. I completely disagree. I think this is an idea concocted by people who are more familiar with rave music from the late ’90s than the legacy of funk, soul, disco, techno, and synthpop which has informed pop music since the mid-’70s. 488 more words

Gender Theory

Under the Skin (2014, dir. Jonathan Glazer)

Content warning: discussions of transphobia, violence, sexual assault

This isn’t a piece about fat characters, but I think a piece about transgressive bodies, especially when it’s such a strong theme in one of the best movies of the first half of 2014, is appropriate for this site. 3,198 more words

Film Review

The Folly of Men's Rights Activism

What are ‘men’s rights activists’? Men’s rights activists are men who claim to be victimised by the modern feminist movement. MRAs suggest that women have more power over men because of prejudice against men. 518 more words

Gay & Lesbian

On the Insidiousness of Patriarchy

The alternative to patriarchy is not matriarchy. It’s mutuality, equality. This is what feminism supports. Feminism isn’t about hating men. It’s about advocating for the dignity and equality of women, who continue to face disproportionate violence, discrimination, and marginalization throughout the world due to their gender.

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Justice

A Response to 'Women Against Feminism.'

Imagine this:

The year is 2014. You are a white Western woman. You wake up in the morning in a comfortably sized house or flat. You have a full or part-time job that enables you to pay your rent or mortgage. 1,531 more words

Pop Culture

NaNoWriMo 2014 Blog 2: Non-Binary characters

I mentioned yesterday that this year, one of my main characters is non-binary. For those of you that don’t know (and it’s cool if you don’t, none of us are born knowing the ins and out of gender theory), non-binary persons are those that do not associate with either the male or female gender.¬† 308 more words

Camp NaNoWriMo

Final Post of Men on the Moon

If my grandfather were still alive today, he would have turned 100 this month. Raymond Hitchcock made it to 88, having lived a generous, courageous life. 250 more words

Masculinity