lglg @lezprof ?active 8 months, 1 week ago
I think Feministing readers will appreciate the new Tumblr called Gratuitously Gendered Objects (gratuitouslygendered.tumblr.com).
It has photos (with commentaries) of products that are explicitly named with a gender: lady, for men, his, girls’, etc. The author is ”particularly interested in the ways the objects inhabit the intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality,” and says that ”If I were to expand to colors, marketing campaigns, and other clearly gendered suggestions, I’m pretty sure I would have to include a majority of the things people buy and sell under capitalism.”
I faced the same surgery for the same reasons four years ago, and I’m glad I did it. Turned out that in addition to the fibroids I had a mess of endometriosis that my doctor didn’t know was there until I was in surgery. I highly recommend the website http://www.hystersisters.com/ – a community of women [...]