Category Archives: are you kidding me with this shit?

Racism and the Racist Denial of Racism

You would think when the concept of being a racist became so abhorrent that people would try real damn hard not to be racist, lest they be tagged as a racist. Nope.  Turns out racist people are still the same … Continue reading

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Paula Muran is an asshat

Looky what new-ager, crystal-sucking, consciousness-raising, purveyor of “emotional sprays”, twatwaffle Paula Muran tweeted to a rape survivor: Paula Muran’s website claims that she is an “expert at reading energy and patterns in the unconscious mind and nervous system” and that … Continue reading

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Bundy Bullshit

Right. Here’s a quick sum up of what’s happening at the whole Bundy Thing in Nevada: “For years, cattle rancher Cliven Bundy defied legal orders instructing him to remove his cattle from a publicly owned allotment of land in the … Continue reading

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Rape Culture and the Misapplication of Power

One of the MANY heinous things about rape culture is its message about power. To be able to demand/force sex from someone IS power according to rape culture. Therefore, it should be no surprise that according to a: study, published … Continue reading

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Does a uterus make you a liar?

Today, that’s to Tina Price-Johnson, I read something amazing by Soraya Chemaly. I liked her blog so much I joined Tumblr just to follow her. (Now, I have a blog on Tumblr. I feel very modern; like a real hep … Continue reading

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Calling an Abuse Survivor a Liar

Yesterday, my friend Meredith Wood posted this on her Facebook page. Good Morning World!No temp for 48 hours….Coughing less, less congested… Saw my own Dr. yesterday………There is something else going on that has contributed to all this snotmageddon and pneumonia…having … Continue reading

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No means NO, dammit

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want to do my bit by helping spread the word about some rape/sexual assault issues that everyone needs to know.  For one thing, we have a fucking epidemic of guys not knowing … Continue reading

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Intersecting Jeopardy

A homeless woman from Scottsdale, Arizona named Shanesha Taylor lost her kids to Child Protective Services because she was desperate to get a job she had been offered.  Seriously. When Shanesha Taylor: “got asked to come in for a job … Continue reading

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WTF Mississippi??

Seriously, there are days I wonder about Mississippi … the days ending in the letter “y”. If it weren’t for the fact The Sweet Potato Queens were from there, I’d be willing to write the whole place off. Which reminds … Continue reading

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Why You Should Care

Mississippi, that beacon of racial harmony and progressive thought, is prosecuting Rennie Gibbs for the stillbirth of her baby girl, whom she named Samiya. Gibbs was a 16 year old girl when her labor was induced a month early after … Continue reading

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