Balancing assertiveness and not being a rapist
A few months ago, I had a woman over at my place for drinks and hanging out. This wasn’t the first time we met, and we talked online before she moved to my state. About an hour and a half later, when she was walking out of the bathroom, I walked up to her, pushed her up against the wall with one hand on her back, and starting kissing her deeply. We kept kissing as I walked her backwards...
Women belong in the house…and the Senate.– Unknown (via nicothedoctor)
Cracka' don't play that game
A conversation I had with a friend recently turned to the topic of “daddy issues”, and how she thought she fit the “profile” of an openly sexual woman who, to some, is craving male attention. This got me thinking about how labeling a woman who’s even a little off-beat sexually as having “daddy issues” is just an extension of “crazy bitch”, and...
We live in a world that is massively tilted in favor of men, and there has been a slow movement, in fits and starts, over the last hundred-odd years to tilt things toward equality. The current situation so radically favors men that many men, when confronted with a situation that does not favor them, which is not tailored to their desires, freak the fuck out and feel that they are being...
At this point, I honestly feel “feminism” has become a meaningless term. So many women I know self-identify as feminists because they vaguely believe women shouldn’t be “kept down,” but they hardly hold the extremist views (“men are the enemy;” “all men are rapists;” etc) that the true ideologues do.
Had my boys cut up so I can’t produce tiny people! Feels okay, man.
Today, I continued to be an over-privileged white guy, hating the fact.