I’m so sorry that you went through that.
I was full grown before I realized how the games we played as kids fed into this thinking that we have free range over a woman’s body. FeministOnFire describes those supposedly harmless games that actually humiliated little girls and gave us boys the misguided feeling of power that leads to even worse behavior as we… Read more
I remember terrifying fear, at the age of six when we got cloakrooms and recess, of the ‘games’ that boys somehow knew how to play. Being the only girl in my family/friend group, I thought I knew most games. But I’d never heard of Hit It, Go Get It involving boys hitting girls’ behinds when they were least expecting… Read more
👏👏👏👏👏👏 Thank you for this.
When Gavin Newsom became Lt Governor, it was up to the Board of Supervisors to appoint an interim mayor, but with the term coming up, they were mindful that anyone they appointed might get an unfair incumbent status, so when they looked at Ed Lee, he promised that he would not run for mayor. Then out came the ad… Read more
I wanted Sanders to win the Dem nomination last time, but voted for Clinton in the general election without hesitation. I’m not some extremely privileged liberal who only votes for the “purest” of leftists; I can be pragmatic, but I also have standards, and Bloomberg is below the bare minimum for me. Read more
They’re both rich, old racists from NYC. As far as I’m concerned, the only difference is that one of them can speak in complete sentences. As far as I’m concerned, he’ll be just as bad as Trump is, if not worse, because he has direct experience with using the government to oppress minorities. On the off chance he gets… Read more
Your lips to God’s ears. May these two very non-representative states be the last we have to hear about these fools.
“Bit of a dick” to her employees? More like “bad boss on steroids”. Her penchant for belittling staffers, humiliating them in public, sabotaging their prospects with future employers, and exploding on them in fits of rage has been well-documented for over two decades. Christ, the Senate had to intervene to address her… Read more