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Trauma Meets Gender Theory: Waking the Walking Dead

Trauma has made me a stranger in my own land. Last year a certain series of events comprises, hands down, the worst period of my life. 1,780 more words

Christianity

**Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault**

Take a look at this article, which was published in the Guardian online comment section.

I personally think it’s a great discussion to encourage, especially when it comes to correcting sexist, misogynistic ignorance, however I had something to add (which I did in fact add as a comment) which aimed to draw attention to the ignorance still being unacknowledged. 263 more words

LGBTQ

Dear One Direction,

I write this knowing that you won’t read it, but hoping that you will, or that you already know what I am about to say. Something needs to change, and oh do I hope that it is changing. 191 more words

Brand

Finding Friends for My Daughter Stresses Me Out - Now More Than Ever

We walk into the playground and Eldest runs to put her stuff down so that she can go play. As I stroll in, I hear her ask her younger sister, “Wanna go make a new friend?” She gets an affirmative and they are off to the races, her sister only daring to follow. 515 more words

Children

heteronormative is not normal

I attended a weekend training lead by a delightful man who happens to be gay. I had not met this man in person until I got to the workshop venue (right on the ocean . 1,275 more words

It's Vulva, not Vagina

In the annals of Things that Annoy me as a Woman, Feminist, Pagan, and just plain Human-

Odd example, but bear with me:

In an episode of a TV show I watch, that takes place at a fictional law firm, there was a public sculpture, after being unveiled, the city who commissioned the sculpture refused to pay the artist, saying it “violated community standards”. 331 more words

Feminism/Gender

What's Sex Got to do with... Awkward

MTV’s relatively new TV show, Awkward, aims at educating and talking to teens about sex in a realistic and relatable way. Awkward producer, Lauren Lungerich created this show based on her drama filled hometown of Palos Verdes, California, which, coincidentally, is where I am from. 328 more words

Theory