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Who you gonna call?

Who’s excited? Can you tell I’m excited? GHOSTBUSTERS!!!

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Feminism

In Which I am to Organize my Life Around the Possibility of Pregnancy

Like many empty headed ladies who don’t take seriously their inevitable and impending baby making futures, I do not particularly worry that what I consume will damage a future baby.  The CDC has just called me out on this, with its latest recommendation that I should never consume alcohol unless …

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Anonymity online

Happy new year everyone, I hope the next year brings plenty of happiness for us all. To break in the new year, after receiving some unpleasant responses from some men on a personal social media account, I thought it was about time to talk about being anonymous. It’s unfortunate that …

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A Non-Exhaustive List of Things which will Turn Ladies into Whores

Cross posted from coffeefied, operafied, fluffified, beglittered. Tea birth control the HPV vaccine not wearing a head covering (this and the two above are common knowledge, so you don’t need a link, right?) rights jazz-though to be fair, the depravity caused by jazz applied both to men and women, apparently getting …

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Feminism

The Fear, it is Mongered. Gay Marriage and the Slippery Slope to the Pedophilia that has Been Legal in Heterosexual Marriage for Hundreds of Years.

The latest in Christian right fearmongering about Teh Gays comes from the American Family Association, breathlessly reporting that pedophilia has now been recognized as a sexual orientation by the American Psychology Association, and this is a consequence of gay marriage.  Slippery slope and all that.  The fact that pedophilia was …

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Feminism

Diction and Elocution for the Young Lady of the Technical Persuasion

As a lady of computer science, I cannot spend all my time hiding behind my glittery and pink monitor worrying about chipping my nails on the shift key. I must, at times, talk to people!  I must even talk to people who are men!  This causes me to spend much …

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Feminism

I Don’t Particularly Want to be a Feminist

I’m a feminist, but I’d rather not be.  It’s not like questing after equality is particularly fun, and the label feminist comes with lots of fun and interesting stigmas that make identification as such just unpleasant.  I would love to stop being a feminist, and go wandering merrily through a world that’s …

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ActivismFeminismPop Culture

Why the world is angry at Joss Whedon (or a few marvel fans at least)

I like Joss Whedon’s work, before anyone starts to get angry with me, but like anything it has its flaws. I hate to break it to you, but people aren’t perfect and this whole putting people on a pedestal thing isn’t good. For you or the person on it, have …

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