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Emolee @emolee ?

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  • Emolee commented on the blog post Sex is inappropriate for minors, but violence is a-OK.   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    The idea of “sex is worse than violence” has always disturbed me. Dominant American culture definitely censors sex more than violence, and I don’t really get it. While really young kids probably shouldn’t see graphic depictions of either, I would much rather my older child see healthy depictions of sexuality than a bunch of gratuitous [...]

  • Emolee commented on the blog post Sex is inappropriate for minors, but violence is a-OK.   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    Yes, I remember when the movie Towelhead came out a few years ago (this is not a comment on the movie itself) and there were all of these reviewers who were disgusted that there was a scene in which menstrual blood was shown (I think it was on a pad or a tampon?). One reviewer [...]

  • Emolee commented on the blog post Breaking: Racist anti-choice billboards targeting Latinas forced to come down   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    I didn’t mean to make it sound like Latina/os and children were mutually exclusive groups. I mean that since they don’t care about protecting all Latina/os, or all children, and *especially* Latina/o children, they have no right to use this kind of rhetoric. What about all the places that Latina/o children are not safe outside [...]

  • Emolee commented on the blog post Breaking: Racist anti-choice billboards targeting Latinas forced to come down   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    Great news. This billboard always made me angry. They don’t care about making the word safe for Latina/os (or children) *outside* the womb, so this was really a dirty way to get their politics across.

  • Emolee commented on the blog post Hump day humor: Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph giggle about farts   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    From the first time that I saw a billboard for this movie and saw that one of the women was, oh my gosh, fat, I immediately knew that I would not go see it, as I immediately assumed I would have to endure fat jokes and a stereotypical character who perpetuated harmful myths and generalizations [...]

  • Emolee commented on the blog post Alabama trying to be even more anti-immigrant than Arizona   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    And your point is also good because the math is evidence suggesting that they *don’t* have the intention of applying it “equally.”

  • Emily became a registered member   2 years, 10 months ago · View

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