I tried to explain to my friends that maybe I was the crazy one — the intense...– We Have To Stop Calling Girls “Crazy” (via sociolab)
fuckyeahfeminists: Genderqueer Links and Books gqid: subtlecluster: Genderqueer Links and Books The following are link and book recommendations, all evaluated myself, as helpful resources that relate to genderqueer and non-binary concepts and identities. If there is a resource you would like to suggest, please use the GQID submit form (select Submit a Link from the drop-down or copy and...
wearenotlonely: I have so many feels about this topic, as it’s one that people aren’t ever really taught properly. Basically I’ve been told that screaming “NO” and fighting back signals lack of consent, and every other form of behavior is seen as consent. This is a horrifying attitude. So let’s break it down Your partner being intoxicated and mumbling “yes” or “sure” does not signal consent. If...
Mythcommunication: It’s Not That They Don’t... →
letstalkaboutrape: feministdisney: Drawing on the conversation analytic literature, and on our own data, we claim that both men and women have a sophisticated ability to convey and to comprehend refusals, including refusals which do not include the word ‘no’, and we suggest that male claims not to have ‘understood’ refusals which conform to culturally normative patterns can only be heard as...
the fact that “love your body” rhetoric shifts the responsibility for body...– look at the medusa straight on.: on “loving your body.” (via vladislava) Certainly food for thought. (via feministepiphanies)
Women owning their sexual pleasure veers dangerously close to women wanting to...– On Slut Shaming (via ceedling)
To me, “sex positive” means being comfortable with the idea of sex and sexuality...– Cassandra, CSPH Development and Outreach Intern Summer 2012 [Part of our weekly Sex Positive Saturday series! Visit http://thecsph.tumblr.com for more, or to submit your own definitions.] (via thecsph)
Since most mainstream feminism focuses on “empowering women” and not challenging...– Why Empowering Girls Isn’t Working (via thecranium)
Why do some folks feel that transgender people need to disclose their history...– Law Center (via mermaid-vision)
How Title IX gave me hope after rape
fuckyeahfeminists: The past week or so, I’ve seen a high number of posts and talk about Title IX and its 40th anniversary. Considering its significant role in my path to feminism and activism, I wanted to at least share a few thoughts about the law and how its intended protection of rape survivors has helped me on a path to recovery after rape. What does Title IX have to do about rape? Well, in...
Do you think it matters how many people someone has slept with? No, and it...– John Green (via damnitfeelsgoodtobeavegan)
[tw: rape, rape jokes]
justjasper: do we need a refresher on why jokes about rape and sexual assault are never funny, fandom? let’s make it simple: rape jokes are made from the pov of the rapist they are made to make people laugh at someone being sexually violated rape jokes are not made in a vacuum they are made in a culture where sexual violence, especially against women, is allowed, tolerated, forgiven...