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Originally published at idle musings. Please leave any comments there. There have been some amazing posts recently on my favourite feminist blogs. Rape Culture 101 at Shakesville: Rape culture is 1 in 6 women being sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. … Continue reading

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Boundaries

One of the things that I am learning, slowly, is that it is okay for me to not want to interact with toxic people, or passive aggressive people, or mean people, or people who are unwilling to respect my boundaries, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Rape Culture

Lessons from the Rape Culture by Shaker SugarLeigh There are a million ways to try to make a woman shut up. And they’ve all been used on me. Now suddenly I’ve been given the gift of those who are willing … Continue reading

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Lessons for Girls

Historiann started an awesome meme entitled Lessons for Girls. There are 10 lessons posted by various authors, and I highly recommend going to take a look. Originally published at idle musings. You can comment here or there.

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That’s *my* size! Originally published at idle musings. You can comment here or there.

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United we (don’t) stand, con’t

I received a response: Dear [Erin], Thank you for contacting United Airlines Customer Relations Department. I am sorry that it was necessary to apply our current seating policy. Effective April 15, 2009, for the comfort of all of our guests … Continue reading

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United we (don’t) stand

F.U.nited – another great post from Kate Harding, exploding the bullshit ideas around charging fat people extra to fly. My email to United: I flew a few times last year with United, and I was really happy with your “Economy … Continue reading

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On rape and consent

I recently discovered a new blog that I am loving – Tiger Beatdown. In her most recent post, she discusses rape, consent, and the movie Observe and Report. I want to quote the whole damn thing but I’ll refrain and … Continue reading

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A good morning

Last night I dreamed that I was at a Weight Watchers meeting. The leader was going around the room, greeting each person, but we were all listening. A few people mentioned that it was not their first time attempting to … Continue reading

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Thanking Maude I’m single

Originally published at idle musings. Please leave any comments there. First Valentine’s Day, and now Steak and blowjob day? Give me a fucking break. First, it plays on the idea that Valentine’s Day is all about the wimmenz, what with … Continue reading

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