This article originally appeared in EverydayFeminism.com and is reprinted by permission. It’s that bone gnawed moment when you realize ‘The Community’ will do nothing to stop him from showing up at your backdoor in the middle of the night with the rifle he bought for the revolution” —Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, “so what the fuck does consciousness mean … [Read more...]
*The first part of this necessary conversation by Ramona Rio can be found here. Politically and personally, there is a continued conversation about the nuances between cis gender identities and trans identities. Specifically, conversations about words and language used to deconstruct patriarchy and recenter womanhood have simultaneously been conversations about dismantling … [Read more...]
April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While instances of sexual assault can be random, a striking percentage is perpetrated by partners. Recovery from any form of assault can be a painstaking process, but we need to talk about the process of self love after you’ve become intimate and vulnerable with someone, and they return your love with violence. Intimate Partner … [Read more...]
I am the sort of person who will refuse to mention anything at all at restaurants when the wait staff or the kitchen makes a mistake with my order. I’ll demurely eat my food, lie when they ask if everything came out all right, and still tip at least 20 percent rather than inconvenience anybody with something silly like my dietary restrictions or personal desires. This is a … [Read more...]
The Body Is Not an Apology
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