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  • selkie commented on the blog post Vintage homophobia: Tips for when you meet a lesbian from 1988   5 months, 1 week ago · View

    The fact that now both feministing and jezebel don’t understand that this was satire written by lesbians *and* that both blogs called it “dated” when it so tracks with my experiences with straight women feminists in 2014 is a sign of how utterly not dated it is. I would just add “do not assume that [...]

  • selkie commented on the blog post ‘Brave’ has a gender problem   2 years, 2 months ago · View

    Even though I agree that the existence of a movie for young girls in which romance is completely absent is a good and rare thing itself. I’m not really okay with all the hand-wringing over how it’s problematic to interpret this Merrida as a lesbian. It seems particularly obnoxious to tag a post “queer” when [...]

  • selkie commented on the blog post “Normal never got any of us anywhere”   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    I totally agree.

    I think it’s especially annoying considering how often the most strident “abnormal” are from upper-class bohemian queer meccas and are defining “normal” and bad as having the culture of the less cool, more working-class, more rural places.

    Lesbian shouldn’t be treated like a synonym for hip.

  • Leah became a registered member   3 years, 3 months ago · View

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