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active 2 years, 7 months ago
  • About 3 years ago I had the copper IUD inserted. I’ve never had the intention of getting pregnant, and wanted to take that possibility off the table when it came to a one night stand or random hook-up that maybe didn’t uphold to the “safest” standards. It was also kind of a last resort, because [...]

  • You’re absolutely right. I try hard to be mindful of the phrases I use, but there are times I fall short. Parts of my personality are very masculine and I tend to use masculine phrases first. However, I have become more aware about this dynamic since becoming more involved in feminist issues. I apologize for [...]

  • unequalitykills wrote a new blog post: That’s My Bush!   4 years, 3 months ago · View

    I just had the pleasure of reading Joan Jacobs Brumberg’s “The Body Project”, a fantastic look at the evolution in the way young girls look at themselves, and try to uphold to the everchanging tides of what makes them appealing and sexually alluring to men.  I really enjoyed the beginning of the book and its coverage [...]

  • unequalitykills wrote a new blog post: Call me a crazy cat lady, at least I’m happy   4 years, 3 months ago · View

    The stigma of the "Crazy Cat Lady" is a tired character.  Much like that of the Spinster.  The connector here is, of course the (knee-shaking, sweat breaking, :insert blood curdling scream here:) Single Woman.  I’m currently reading "Bachelor Girl: The Secret History of Single Women in the 20th Century" by Betsy Israel.  This book takes an interesting [...]

  • unequalitykills wrote a new blog post: Other people’s opinions policing my body and my rights.   4 years, 10 months ago · View

    Today was quite possibly on par with what a day in hell might be like.  And here I sit, frustrated and annoyed, coping with the events of today and why, oh why, I’m being denied the basic right to govern my own body. Like most of you out there today, I’m on birth control.  Why?  Because I [...]

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