… and Other Caveats to Tolerating ‘Homosexual Relations’.
I’m lucky enough not to encounter much overt lesbophobia, offline anyway, or much homo or queerphobia more generally. 865 more words
A friendly follower sent me a paper from the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, published in 1996, that outlined a study of college aged students. After initial screening, participants were invited to participate in the study. 443 more words
I’ve managed to escape this phenomena – direct whitesplaining by white women with PhDs – since college, but I should have known it’d come back. Particularly in cities like Boston and Cambridge, where there are loads of folks with PhDs, white people, and ‘splainers floating around. 742 more words
Well, it’s Valentine’s Day again, and again, Mistress and I are apart for it. I really don’t like Valentine’s day, though. I don’t know if it’s cynicism, or jealousy, or objecting to the commercialisation of it, or the heterosexism of it, or a combination of them all, but I just don’t like it. 413 more words
Valentine’s Day bothers me on so many levels. Not only is it a reminder that I’m single and some sucker’s going to try to set me up with a man, and a man who is either a creep, a drunk/junkie, or just uneducated at that, but it highlights the stigma of single women in general. 637 more words
This is a beautiful and powerful video by Upworthy. Many of you have probably seen it by now but it’s worth a second view. I think that unfortunately it’s clear that since European folks set foot on this land, Native Americans have been terribly oppressed, abused and even murdered… And the oppression continues. 342 more words