The present study tested the effects of disgust on a range of policy preferences to clarify whether disgust is generally implicated in political conservatism across public policy attitudes or is uniquely related to specific content domains. 373 more words
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MOTHERS UNDER SIEGE: TACTICS OF THE FATHERS’ RIGHTS MOVEMENT- HOW CAN A “GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER” PROTECT HERSELF?
HOW CAN A “GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER” PROTECT HERSELF?
By Trish Wilson, © 1996All rights reserved by author
I began to investigate fathers’ rights groups two and a half years ago after leaving an abusive marriage. 5,831 more words
From Right Wing Women
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From their own experience– especially in being coerced and in being exchanged– the women found a first premise for their political movement: that freedom for a woman was predicated on, and could not exist without, her own absolute control of her own body in sex and reproduction.
This post is actually a primer to another post I’ll get around to writing sometime, in which I make the argument that that there are racial and sexual implications in men (physically or otherwise) attacking women’s hair. 1,792 more words
I am at present trying to guide my own daughter to navigate the waters of social sexual interactions with young men and older. I tell her how to read men's signs and to listen to her intuition and not to be afraid to speak up. To speak up should not equate to misreading a situation but to be open to dialogue in negotiating a shared space of and for respect. I keep having these conversations daily with my daughter in different contexts and using different language.
LONG – ON LISA
RAISING her voice for what is clearly her favorite passage…
Conscious decisions are all that
I can respect. 807 more words
Back in the heady pre-austerity days of 2006, when the BBC was still flashing the cash and could throw a party and actually mean it, I was downing the canapés by the dozen (writers always eat as much food as they can, especially if it’s free) at a swanky ‘BBC Talent’ party somewhere only moderately posh in London. 956 more words