Category Archives: Argument

Internalized Heterosexism Kills the Queer Male

Dear gay men who get offended at even the idea of other gay men who bareback &/or do drugs: love yourself & reject your heterosexism, please — Most Mild Misandrist (@FluffyEclectic) May 29, 2015 So started an open letter on … Continue reading

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On Satire, Tone, Rape Culture, and Critical Thinking

Originally posted on Eclectic Discourse:
I’ve found that I can’t stand satire when it’s violent. I just can’t. Irreverent, witty, and perhaps a bit “holier than thou,” but not violent or even in defense of violence. I lose the message…

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The Myriad Duties of an Ally

Note: If you’d like to skip down to the listed duties of an ally, please do; I’ll make a header that makes it easy to find. Everything before it is an explanation of how I came to feel like a(nother) … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Today (October 11th 2012) was the annual National Coming Out Day. I have mixed feelings about this day. About this holiday. About this celebration of a narrative that leaves so many in the dark, feeling alone and abandoned by those … Continue reading

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Consent Culture is Hard, Yo.

One of the core tenants of¬†feminism, the insidious pervasiveness of rape culture, is countered by the almost utopian ideal of consent culture. To counter the sense of entitlement toward womens’ bodies embodied with rape culture, the idea is to promote … Continue reading

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On Satire, Tone, Rape Culture, and Critical Thinking

I’ve found that I can’t stand satire when it’s violent. I just can’t. Irreverent, witty, and perhaps a bit “holier than thou,” but not violent or even in defense of violence. I lose the message for the words. I had … Continue reading

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