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Loose Screw Post 1: The Confessions of a Slut Shaming Apologist

Here’s a link to the post that inspired me to write this essay:

I think that even intersectional third-wave feminists have to deal with the fear that comes along with slut-shaming. 1,502 more words

Feminism

From 12-10-14

A college-aged female told me that she was harassed on the street by high school boys and that she didn’t feel safe.

To make matters worse, she told me that once she was walking down the street to go out to dinner with her friends, and she thought that she looked nice–but after several men honked at her from their cars and yelled crude remarks, she stopped feeling pretty and started feeling like she “looked like a slut.” 7 more words

Sexual Abuse and Bob Jones University - Part 1

A story that I don’t think received nearly enough attention in the popular press was the 300 page report, released by a third-party Christian organization hired by Bob Jones University, which underlines the many ways in which they failed students who disclosed sexual abuse to university authorities. 3,337 more words

Acceptance

School Dress Codes

To whom it may concern, Nearly every school has some sort of dress code that their students must follow. What is a dress code? A dress code is a set of rules specifying the garb or type of clothing worn by a person, and in this case, under school circumstances. 604 more words

#freethenipple

Review of "Once in a Lifetime" by Jill Shalvis

I wrote this back in July when I first read the book, but somehow, I never posted it on here.  I’ve made a few changes here and there, but otherwise it is exactly as I originally wrote it. 656 more words

Romance Novels

Empowering Your Kids to Stay Safe Without Resorting to Body Shaming

I am struggling right now to be a respectable feminist mother. I am raising an almost teenage daughter. It seems like my easy-going, rule-following girl has suddenly become a young lady with very strong beliefs and emotions. 1,326 more words

Pinay

The Acceptance of Generally Shitty Behaviour

So last night I attended a Ladies and Gents social. Black tie, copious amounts of alcohol and good food, the lads go to a strip club & casino and then we all meet at a bar afterwards and dance the night away. 691 more words

Attitude