Monthly Archives: December 2014

We Need More Women in High Tech, Dammit!

Originally posted on Random Blather:
Jordan from “Real Genius”, who I adored (Image courtesy of the Cult Film Club) Note: This is longer than my usual blog-post.  It’s on a topic that is both complicated, and one I think is…

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Worst Date In 5 Words

Originally posted on Whatever:
It was a Twitter hashtag. I was bored. SUE ME. https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545750682288939008 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545751297928871936 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545751625030041600 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545753168940761088 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545755892449153024 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545757427799293952 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545758696525922304 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545759436984164352 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545760096303583232 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545763281789399040 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545765414127423490 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545765878982115329 https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/545766678760415235 ?

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Internalized Misogyny and BDSM

Why is it, that when everyone talks about BDSM being anti-feminist and upholding patriarchy and sexism, they only ever mention women being submissive? No one ever mentions the sub-cultural norm of a dominatrix, or switches, who can be either dominant … Continue reading

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The “Friend Zone” is Total Fucking Bullshit

Originally posted on Make Me a Sammich:
I know, I’m late to the party, but it’s my turn to chime in on the ubiquitous Friend Zone conversation/debate/debacle. And like many other sensible people, I’m here to tell you that this…

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Am I Bisexual?

Looking back at myself in high school, I always knew I wasn’t straight. But I just assumed that no one else was, either. I did learn about the Kinsey Scale in 10th grade, but I just assumed that no person was entirely on one end of the scale — it wasn’t conceivable to me that anyone could be 100% straight. So, for lack of a better definition, I assumed that I was straight. Continue reading

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Sex Aversion Is Sex Aversion

Originally posted on The Ace Theist:
Recently, my stats page informs me, someone arrived on this blog by searching “is sexual aversion unhealthy or holy.”  It’s not unusual for concerning search terms to pop up, but I want to respond…

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Full-Shave November

It’s the first of December but I’m going to talk about November. Specifically, no-shave November. Or it’s opposite – full-shave November – which doesn’t sound as cool because of the lack of alliteration. Basically, I think that every man should, … Continue reading

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