Category Archives: Sexism

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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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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Girls don’t want flings?

I ran into this idea a few weeks ago, that girls don’t want flings, either rarely or never.  The guy I was talking to was a date at the time, though that date was the last that I saw him.  … Continue reading

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How not to get girls to like you

This story started Thursday night when I found out that after having very minor foot surgery on Friday, I wouldn’t be allowed to drive to a social event I had been planning on going to.  (The surgery turned out to … Continue reading

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D.A.D.D. — Dads Against Daughters Dating

You know those t-shirt shops at the beach?  The ones where a third of the shirts have offensive phrases on them, a third are internet memes, and a third are nonsensical – and out of that mix maybe half of … Continue reading

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Everyday Sexism and Cat Calling

This week’s post is brought to you by a conversation I had last week.  (Actually, the conversation was long enough that I’m splitting it into two posts.  Come back for a bonus post tomorrow!)  It was a splendid conversation, full … Continue reading

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