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The Year of Effortless Power

today was a good day. i had an appointment at the Kroc center (gym). it was a mandatory orientation thing to get a scholarship to lower the cost of my membership. 1,791 more words

Supporting Modesty For Women Doesn't Make Me a Puritan

Before reading what I have to say about the issue of female modesty, read what one of the founders of Manosphere 1.0, Philalathes, had to say about… 1,426 more words

Patriarchy

It's not like we didn't know...

It’s not like men didn’t know about  Hollywood sexual harassment.

I grew up in small town Ontario of the 1960’s, a farming and mining community not far above the reality of Appalachia – and I knew of the “casting couch” back there in the early 1970’s, when I was in high school. 1,266 more words

Culture

We're Not Done Here

Laurie Penny | Longreads | January 2018 | 19 minutes (4,764 words)

The problem of sexual violation can not be treated as distinct from the problematic of sexuality itself.

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Nonfiction

On video

I don’t watch a lot of porn, mostly because there’s no way a lot of it is as consensual and fun as it’s supposed to be. 161 more words

Mary Beard, Women and Power

Mary Beard, Women and Power: A Manifesto (London: Profile Books, 2017)

Though the book be but little, it is fierce! Women and Power is a quick yet influential read in which Beard concentrates on the representation of women in the public domain, and, crucially, how women represent themselves in the public domain. 1,064 more words

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