Monthly Archives: March 2013

If I Admit That ‘Hating Men’ Is a Thing, Will You Stop Turning It Into a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

…the reason that “fem” is a part of the word “feminism” is that the world is not, currently, an equal, safe, and just place for women (and other groups as well—in its idealized form, intersectional feminism seeks to correct all … Continue reading

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My open letter to the Steubenville survivor — MSNBC

Dearest Beloved Girl, This letter is an apology. An apology for being an adult who has failed to make the world safe for you. Because you should be safe. Even when you make the sometimes stupid, often naive choices that … Continue reading

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If Only We Could Talk About Abusing Women Like We Do Abusing Cats | The Raw Story

From Amanda Marcotte: (paraphrased) Comments across the web on the widely reported story of a boy who rescued a cat that was being tortured by a bunch of boys have been restricted to two major themes: What a great kid … Continue reading

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I am so fucking sick of teaching our daughters not to get raped

Never take a drink from anyone or let your drink out of your sight. Don’t show too much cleavage. Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Never go to a boy’s room alone. If it comes to it, go … Continue reading

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I Am The Blogger Who Allegedly “Complicated” The Steubenville Gang Rape Case — And I Wouldn’t Change a Thing | xoJane

I Am The Blogger Who Allegedly “Complicated” The Steubenville Gang Rape Case — And I Wouldn’t Change a Thing | xoJane. Excellent recap from the blogger who originally covered the Steubenville rape case.

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The top 5 rape apologist reactions to the Steubenville rape verdict | The Raw Story

The top 5 rape apologist reactions to the Steubenville rape verdict | The Raw Story. Fucking… fuckers. Fuck them all.

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Idiots Who Send Me E-mails | Snarky in the Suburbs

After writing about the tech related ways I punished my teen son I got loads of comments from “unwired” families. These are noble, brave families that have chosen to climb aboard the “way back” train and raise their children unplugged … Continue reading

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