The new FCKH8 anti-sexism video makes me feel... Uncomfortable

For those of you who haven’t seen the latest anti-sexism video from FCKH8, it is somewhat strange. Normally, I really support anything that pushes equal rights for women and raises women’s issues, but this video makes me feel really uneasy. 250 more words


A sweary reflection

It’s been a little over a year since I’ve started my PhD. It’s been, well, mostly good. The panicking, the crying, and the sense of despair have been balanced by the joy of good feedback, a sense of achievement, and above all, doing what I actually love, even when I bitch like hell about it. 921 more words


RE: F-Bombs for Feminism

*Warning: Discussions of Feminism and foul language*

I took the three minutes out of my life to watch the F-Bombs for Feminism video, and I get where the makers of the video were coming from. 175 more words

Kevin Card

My Daughter Learned a New Word Today. It Rhymes With Glass Bowl.

This morning, my 2-year-old and I ran a few errands before we went to the children’s singalong at the library.

As we were leaving the post office, which is in a strip mall, a woman sitting across the way was muttering to herself. 202 more words



23 October 2011

It’s been a rough day for me, G. You know it. Have you heard the spontaneous swear words in my head, popping into innocent sentences? 278 more words



I hate the word but truly that’s what I am. At least about this. And since this essay is about words, let’s just do it, shall we? 793 more words


All About Cussing

Disclaimer: I am an avid fan of punk rock, rock, and metal core. It’s no secret these songs contain cuss words so I may show some bias in this. 344 more words