Category Archives: Emotions

NO- Part IV- Stud Shaming

Originally posted on Disrupting Dinner Parties:
Long ago, when I first started dancing, my local scene was full of non-consensual touch*. Friends told me terrible stories of how they had been groped, grinded, ass-smacked, neck-nuzzled, or even licked non-consensually on…

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Anger, part 2

There are two ways to legitimatize emotions. You can say that the emotions themselves are legitimate – that it is true that you feel that way. And you can say that the reasons behind the emotions are true – that … Continue reading

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Anger, part 1

I jump when a man gets angry and yells, even if it’s something as simple as “shit!” when he realizes he screwed something up.  I jump even if it’s not aimed at me, was never intending to be aimed at … Continue reading

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