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Everyone wants a happily ever after that they can relate to right? Most young girls watch old Disney movies and think that waiting for their Prince Charming is their only option. 656 more words

Gender In Media

“….Amatonormativity: This consists in the assumption that a central, exclusive, amorous relationship is normal for humans, in that is is a universally shared goal, and that such a relationship is normative, in that it should be aimed at in preference to other relationship types. 

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On the phone with my mother wailing incoherently on about heteronormativity, amatonormativity, -fill in the blank-normativity (“Norms! Social norms! Like! Gender norms! Little girls don’t come into this world loving pink–it was all a marketing ploy! 33 more words

Non-Binary Sex: Breaking Down Heteronormativity

NOTE: This article contains sensitive material including descriptions of sexual acts. If you are uncomfortable with those topics, read at your own discretion.

In most schools across the United States, students are required to take a health class. 572 more words


I Wish I Had Been Born Without

I wish I had been born without a vagina. Not that I would want a penis instead, I’d rather just have no genitals at all. Then I wouldn’t be subject to all the fucked up things going on in the world. 498 more words

WTF Society?!

"Nerd Culture" and Heteronormativity

Most people can remember watching media like Revenge of the Nerds or Jimmy Neutron growing up, where the nerds weren’t necessarily the cool kids and were often bullied or alienated. 1,298 more words

My Parents- Pt.1: Unknowingly Supportive

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, I’m pretty open about who knows about my asexuality and aromanticism. Generally, upon meeting a new person I will tell them about it within two weeks of becoming friends. 939 more words