What is Self-Respect?

Is self-respect only sleeping with one person? Or covering yourself up? Is it never swearing and always being ┬ápolite? Of course, the ideas of self-respect are reserved for women only. You’d rarely hear someone complain to a man about how he disrespects himself by mowing the lawn with his shirt off. Or how his 10+ […]

Occupy What?

I’m sick of Occupy. I’m sick and tired of movements that refuse to acknowledge the matrix of oppression — sexism, racism, heterosexism, ageism, ableism, etc. Don’t get me wrong, Occupy does a lot of really great things… For white, able bodied, cis, straight men. There’s a reason why people of color left the movement to […]

Women as Human Beings

“Women are emotional, needy, fragile and too-attached” Obviously, right? I mean there are memes┬áthat describe the “overly attached girlfriend.” As if overly attached boyfriends don’t exist. (I know there was an attempt at trying to portray the overly attached boyfriend, but it didn’t hold as much weight in the larger society, apparently). This is a […]

Feminist Anarchist

I have a love-hate relationship with blogging. I think it’s a great way to spread ideas to millions of people with a click of ‘publish post’. Although, at the same time the lack of face to face communication makes it easier for threats to be thrown around, accusations to be made and friendships to be […]