Posts Tagged ‘patriarchy’

Oh opinions, everyone has them. Just like anuses and poor life decisions. Aren’t they great? Lots of people want to share their opinions, ESPECIALLY when other people are talking about something deeply personal, painful and emotionally traumatizing! Well fear not, person who feels oh so important! I have a guide for you about that very […]


We’ve all heard the spiel. Some have given it during more failtastic times. And even if you haven’t had it directed at you and haven’t said it, chances are you’ve witnessed it. The Nice Guy™ spiel. Most of us have known at least one. Some of us are one or were one. Many of us (women) […]


Addendum: After more recent events with Melissa McEwan’s whiny apologism for feminism trying to morally mandate us out of existance and pathetic privilege mongering, as well as her entire site engaging in apologism for her, I finally came to the realization that feminism is fucked as a movement. The rot is in the core, there’s […]


I’m going to start this post with one statement to all of my sisters out there: You are beautiful. No exceptions. No dismissals. You. Are. Beautiful. What brought this on? Well besides the obvious (that more of us need to be built up instead of being torn down) I recently spotted a search term that […]


As a note, this is a general statement for folks with privilege in a given area. Which means it probably applies to you even if the specific examples given below don’t because you lack those privileges. Don’t get hung up on the details, think of the message. I consider this a For The Uninformed post, […]


This post was originally published Sept 07, 2009 here. So, today I was responding to a commenter on Alas a Blog regarding Sarah Kohen’s piece on trans folk and feminism. It’s a bit of a transphobic piece, like most feminist material is but that’s not actually my concern here. You see, the piece is speaking […]


This post was originally published Sept 03, 2009 here. (As a note: This applies to womanism too, as womanism only fully expands the women’s rights lens to issues of race but still leaves trans women in the dust more often than not.) I’m sure we all have a pretty good idea of the cardinal elements […]


This post was originally published August 17, 2009 here. I also guest posted this one on Deeply Problematic. Much thanks to RMJ for letting me rant in her space. XD I thought I was going to wait on this one till tomorrow, but then I read through one of the most clear, beautifully written posts […]



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