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MN @mdesomer ?

active 2 years, 5 months ago
  • MN commented on the blog post The fight against spousal rape   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    Wow, could you imagine if someone was raped by a person other than their spouse and had to pay their rapist money. We would call that crazy, which is exactly what we should think of this case as well.

  • I certainly agree that lies circulating about abortion do feed the flames when it comes to giving people like this confidence to be violent. As terrible as that is, I think it would be unfair to label all anti-choice people as violent. Clearly some of them would never dream of doing something like what this [...]

  • MN commented on the blog post Catcalling   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    Personally I agree with you that it is offensive. When I walk my dog in the summer it happens weekly. I used to try and not wear shorts or anything that would draw attention to me, but that can be hard when it is so hot, and personally I don’t think it is as much [...]

  • MN commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Let’s Talk About Birth Control For REAL Edition   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    I think that a lot of politicians today forget that there are many reasons to take birth control other than for birth control. I use the Nuvaring because after my freshman year of college I was having craps so horrible they were making me faint. My doctor told me that birth control would help and [...]

  • MN commented on the blog post Newsflash: war and militarism are dangerous for women   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    I agree that this information isn’t surprising, but I am glad that the UN is recognizing it, and that it is being documented. Documentation and talking about the issues effecting women during war time is a good start to helping the problem.

  • MN commented on the blog post On day of Ohio school shooting, radio host promotes bullying to make kids tougher   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    How does admitting that you are a victim become synonymous with feminism, and fighting back become the manly and right thing to do? Fighting back is almost never the right thing to do in this kind of situation. I also don’t like how much he connected being feminine with victimhood.

  • MN became a registered member   2 years, 7 months ago · View

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