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Catie @belongsomewhere ?

active 2 years, 10 months ago
  • Catie wrote a new blog post: Vegetarianism, Atheism, and Why I’m a Feminist   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    A few months ago, I wrote something about an unpleasant exchange I had with a stranger on the internet.  What occurred to me in the process of writing it is that vegetarians, like women, are expected to let go of their firmly held beliefs because we are told that someday we’ll change our minds. For [...]

  • Catie commented on the blog post Stuff Screenwriters Like: Quirky Dream Girl   3 years, 11 months ago · View

    I agree completely. VMars is ABSOLUTELY not a Manic Pixie Dream Girl.

  • Catie commented on the blog post I’m A Feminist BLANK   3 years, 11 months ago · View

    I’m a feminist writer/memoirist. I’m a feminist girlfriend/partner. I’m a feminist student. Add also: blogger, friend, daughter, adoptee, reader, personal assistant (to a feminist writer!), etc.

    And props to Daedra, the future abortion provider! That’s incredible! The world needs more of you!

  • I know a lot of women who say “I could never do it, but I don’t see any reason why others shouldn’t be allowed to”–they’ll say, “I’m personally pro-life, but I want women to have the option to have an abortion,” which is ultimately a pro-choice sentiment. As far as I’m concerned, you can even [...]

  • Catie commented on the blog post My Feminist Love Story   4 years ago · View

    This is sweet! It’s refreshing to hear about a young man who hasn’t been dissuaded from feminism/feminists by popular societal images about it/us. I’m lucky enough to be in a relationship with a young man who wasn’t committed to any opinion on feminism. When I first met him he was a bit resistant to my [...]

  • Catie commented on the blog post Smile, Baby, Smile – And While You’re at it, Bring Me a Beer   4 years, 2 months ago · View

    This is a really interesting analysis–I hadn’t thought of this “nice girl” idea, and I definitely think you’re onto something with that. Something I’ve noticed when it’s happened to me is that it tends to be older men (60+ years old), and they genuinely seem to think they’re being cute. It really pisses me off, [...]

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