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Long-Term, What Should We Take Away From L'Affaire Arquette?

For a second, it seemed like Patricia Arquette might be the new hero of the feminist movement.

After using her Oscar acceptance speech to call for equal rights for women, later that evening she expanded on her remarks backstage.  1,016 more words

Commentary

Recognising Heterosexism in Our School, Green School

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,

              everyone else in between and outside.

      Does the thought of a man loving another man confuse you?

Does the thought of a naturally born girl who is actually a boy, confuse you? 592 more words

Global Issues

Shaping Our Own Power Dynamics Ourselves

Queer relationships come in many different forms. From married, middle-aged gay dudes with two charming adopted children and a Pekingese, to polyamorous families who are just nebulous enough to make your Daily Mail-reading grandma nervous… 601 more words

LGBT

On Partnership and Ace Guilt

[ warning for some perhaps-more-intense-than-usual talk of sexual pressure/coercion and guilt-tripping/victim-blaming ]

Remember when I wrote this post just a while ago?  I’m revisiting that topic again in light of things such as… 753 more words

Asexuality Talk

school stuff

A post with more regular day-in-the-life stories.  Just to give y’all another breather from this blog’s more cataclysmic things. 1,114 more words

Asexuality Talk

20+ Reasons Why People Don't Report Their Rape To The Police

Trigger warning: sexual assault, police brutality, rape culture, ableism, ageism, sexism

Owing to various societal barriers, there are a great number of reasons why people wouldn’t want to report their rape. 470 more words

Opinion

Labels: Empowering, Harmful, or Both?

Originally published on Everyday Feminism and cross-posted here with their permission.

Whenever I discuss my sexuality — as someone who identifies broadly as queer and bisexual and more specifically as… 1,835 more words

Opinion