CW for sanist/ableist BS and a reference to suicide. I have noticed this trend lately where people talk about Madness (or usually they’re calling it ‘mental illness’) as a thing that obliges treatment. That is, if you have mental health struggles or neurodivergence of any kind, you are expected to seek treatment once you recognize… Continue reading Compulsory Able-Mindedness (pt. 1)
Reblog: Dangerously Provocative
Originally posted on Feminist Philosophers:
Jessica Wolfendale (co-editor of Fashion: Philosophy for Everyone) is currently completing an article on sexual modesty. Her most recent article, “Provocative Dress and Sexual Responsibility,” is forthcoming in the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law. and now she’s just published a piece on being “dangerously provocative” here. The provocatively dressed woman…
Rape, and love.
I’ve been reading a lot about rape, as I try to finish my thesis, which deals with sexual violence as well as institutional violence. I’ve listened to and read a lot of survivors’ accounts of these types of violence. It’s too much at times, because this is how I spend my academic life, my intellectual… Continue reading Rape, and love.
Bisexuality: An Introduction
I’ve noticed that there is still a lot of confusion about the existence of bisexual folks. Before getting too far in, I just wanna reiterate that I’m of the opinion (as I’ve expressed ad nauseam on this blog) that there is little evidence to support the validity of a male/female (and thus hetero/homo) dichotomy, scientific… Continue reading Bisexuality: An Introduction
Reblog: Safety Tips for Sophia Katz
Reblogged from the Belle Jar.