Category Archives: Feminism

Period Tracking Apps – A Review

I have had a number of period tracker apps downloaded onto my tablet for about a month now. I started with the idea that I wanted to track not just my period but other things such as vaginal discharge, symptoms like cramps, and life occurrences such as stress.

As such, I decided to download all the period trackers in the Google Play store that were free and had more than 4 stars. That ended up being more trackers than I originally thought – and there also ended up being more crappy trackers than I thought. I then organized them all in order of “is this even worth downloading” to “awesome” and will share mini reviews of my favorites…. Continue reading

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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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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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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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Equal-responsibility Dadhood

Originally posted on Random Blather:
Image courtesy of Ruddy Bits Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about motherhood, dadhood, co-parenting, and the work/home/family ratio that we all struggle with.  (And why is “motherhood” a word, but “dadhood” isn’t?  Seriously?)  I…

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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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