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Some Contemplation On Bits -- Gender, and what it means for love

Salubrious Greetings, readers!

Today’s post is a brief survey of a person’s sexual configuration, gender orientation, and romantic attraction. There are many variations of all three, but I will attempt to break down the basics here. 866 more words

Empowering

"Why Don't You Wear Dresses?"

Raise your hand if you’ve been asked this question: “Why don’t you wear dresses?” Yep, that’s a lot of hands. And I’m willing to bet good money that everyone who has been confronted with this strange, obnoxious, unanswerable enigma of a question is perceived as a woman.  864 more words

Feminism Doing Away With Traditional Gender Roles Does More Harm Than Good

Feminism. This movement used to be about gender equality. It used to be about giving women more rights than they had back in the 1950’s and 1960’s relative to men. 1,383 more words

Non-Binary Mysteries Prompt #6

This month’s theme is Group Work.

Optional questions to answer:

Have you ever done group work?

If you have, do you still do it? Why or why not? 212 more words

Community

Non-binary Mysteries Responses: #5

The theme was Miasma and Ritual Purity.

Bixie writes about ritual purity and cleanliness in relation to their personal (predominantly) magical practice.

Eddie reflects on the spiritual baggage associated with being AFAB. 45 more words

Community

Don't hate me, but I'm struggling to be a feminist.

I’m having an internal dialogue as to what I think about feminism. It’s been going on for a while (roughly a decade) and I’m concerned I’m not making much progress. 1,490 more words

Learning

Engaging the lonely black woman trope

Last Friday I came across the Facebook page of woman named Ro Élori Cutno who writes books and hosts seminars teaching women how to become what young folks today like to call ‘wifey material’. 1,186 more words