FeminismPolitics

Pssh, Women Aren’t People!

The interwebz exploded recently over comments made by Rep. Todd Akin about his opinions on abortion exceptions for rape. One of the offensive remarks he made was: “I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be on the rapist and not attacking the child.”

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Philosophy

Morality, It Exists?

Hello, all! I took a mental health break for a while, but now I’m back and ready to talk about things that are way too serious and boring! A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with a new friend pondering the existence of an objective morality. To begin with, …

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Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Testing Homeopathy

For about five years, I’ve been afflicted by depression. I’ve finally decided recently to look into medication, since therapy has been unsuccessful thus far. I chose to speak to my grandmother about this issue, since I’m poor and I thought she’d be interested in helping. She was, just not in the …

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ActivismFeminismPop Culture

Simon Pegg on Twitter: Geek Girls

At this point, it’s been a couple weeks (or something?) since Simon Pegg got into an argument with a feminist on Twitter. The feminist, Courtney Stoker, posted most of the conversation. I’m sure everyone has basically forgotten about it, as is the nature of the internet.

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Activism

What A Waste: Capitalism At Its Best

Most of you probably know what capitalism is. You probably also know why it can sometimes rock, and other times suck. Today, kids, we’ll be looking at one of the reasons why it sucks. Have no fear! There are things we can do to make it better.

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Oh My God, Bless You!!!

Just imagine the title in a valley girl voice and you’ll get the proper delivery. Also the hilarious image provided is a sneezing cat. Enjoy the hilarity while we delve into filler phrases like OMG.

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FeminismReligion and Spirituality

Marriage’s Decreasing Relevance

Atheism has some interesting overlap with a variety of topics. It’s been discussed that, since major religions systematically oppress women, there’s great reason for feminism and atheism to go hand-in-hand. Marriage is a big topic for LGBT+ activists, and overlaps with atheism because, hey, I haven’t heard a logical reason …

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Privilege: A Free-Verse Poem

This is a poem I wrote in the wee hours of the morning at work. It was originally posted to my personal blog Metaphorical Penis (links to an explanation of the blog name). It has a personal meaning to me, and hopefully is written in such a way that someone out …

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