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Feminism

In Which I Attend a Sex Toy Party and Experience a Sharp Pain in my Feminism

Apparently something women do in the US is have parties in their homes in which merchants sell stuff to all their friends.  Sometimes these merchants are selling sex toys. I was invited to one such party by a coworker. For an event claiming to entertain, empower, and educate women (and …

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Feminism

Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day.  It’s a day to talk about the problems women around the world face in dealing with their periods.  There are a lot of girls who miss a lot of school because they lack access to any menstrual supplies for dealing with the situation. In …

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FeminismPop Culture

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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ActivismFeminism

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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Feminism

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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