• ecape2 commented on the blog post Quick Hit: On teets, tots and spats   3 years ago · View

    My aunt researched and wrote a book about how non-breast-fed babies are more likely to develop allergies and other kinds of low-level health problems. Because of that, I tend to believe there’s some truth in it. Many doctors recommend that babies be breastfed for 1-3 years to receive the antibodies in their mother’s milk, in [...]

  • ecape2 commented on the blog post Susie Bright: Stop talking about so-called “casual sex”   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    I really like the way you’ve framed the debate, but I must say I don’t know if you’re right about who is perpetuating the “casual sex” term. You imply it’s the adults that are promoting in-love, relationship type sex who are the ones defining casual sex as well. I think that may be off. I [...]

  • ecape2 commented on the blog post Unretouched make up ad a reminder the problem’s much bigger   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    “we can all, for instance, agree on what facial structure is attractive (wide cheek bones, large eyes, small nose, small chin), and do so across cultures.” You’re not completely right about that. But even so, any cross-cultural study done in the last 30-40 years is necessarily dealing with cultures who are exposed to much of [...]

  • ecape2 commented on the blog post Assange ordered back to Sweden   3 years, 8 months ago · View

    The U.S. has repeatedly, undeniably been as asshole to foreigners. Assange has repeatedly, undeniably been an asshole to women. Shouldn’t they both be punished? I don’t really see it as an either/or scenario.

  • ecape2 wrote a new blog post: An Effective Response to Street Harassment?   6 years, 2 months ago · View

    Well, I have always found feministing’s posts on street/subway/internet harassment to be pretty fascinating. Of course it’s something I’d experienced for a long time, but I’d never thought overly much about the implications or the scale of it before reading feministing. I’d tried different approaches to handling it, on my own. I’ve tried the “ignore [...]

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