Monthly Archives: May 2012

Originally posted on uptilitwaslight:
you know what pisses me off? faux-feminism. the kind of writing and blogging that operates under a shiny veneer of “girl power” and self-satisfaction. it’s the attitude that seventeen and glamour magazine paste on in order…

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Why shouldn’t men and women be equal?

I have never really asked that question before because I’ve grown up in a world where equality is the norm. People who question that norm really boggle my mind. The claim that men and women are not equal seems so absurd … Continue reading

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Pick-up artists

Seduction coaching and pick-up artists have come up in the comments to my previous entries and I remembered this comic. It’s too funny not to post! (No personal offence to pick-up artists intended.) http://xkcd.com/1027/

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Do I look like a slut?

To continue with the slut theme, here’s a song by Avenue D. (Not suitable for children because of rude language, rude gestures and short skirts.) I must admit I used to secretly sneer at girls and women who wear skanky … Continue reading

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Sluts vs. Manwhores

I found this cartoon addressing the double standard we have for the sexual behaviour of men and women. If a woman has many sex partners, she is quickly labelled a slut. That’s a very negative word and it is understood … Continue reading

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