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Children and Boundaries

CN: brief mentions of SA, CSA, use of the word r*pe uncensored

I recently saw the above image on Facebook. Long story short it’s talking about not forcing children to hug people that they don’t want to. 512 more words


So You're a Celebrity Feminist

Hi there! Congratulations! You’ve recently announced to the world that you’re a feminist. Maybe it was by wearing a supes cute shirt, responding to a question about the pay gap in Hollywood, or simply a smart new marketing direction you’re going in. 893 more words


How to Talk to a Woman Wearing Headphones

There’s been a lot of digital ink spilled on that awful article I’m not going to link to. This one’s my favourite. Here’s another good one. 61 more words


What NOT to do in light of Brock Turner's release

This Friday, Brock Turner will be released from prison after serving half of his six month sentence. I’m preparing myself for another round of articles, thought pieces, op-eds, and general Facebook statuses about him, the Stanford rape case, rape culture, and sexual assault survivors. 1,033 more words

Sexual Assault

Men hate us

In my last anti-porn article someone made a comment that I “openly hate men.” I was thinking of writing a response to that but I found I didn’t feel like explaining it. 1,074 more words

Radical Feminism

Patriarchy and female sexuality, Part 1

It was a gorgeous, sunny Saturday, so naturally I was deep in the reference section of the library reading the DSM-IV-TR,* as you do, and I happened to come across the section on vaginismus. 2,002 more words

Radical Feminism

There is a gigantic notice

on RFAS’s “Asexuality & Mental Health” page (not linked because c’mon) that says PLEASE DO NOT LINK THIS PAGE DURING AN ARGUMENT and yet people… 501 more words

Mental Health