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Why is it damaging to articulate ‘sex’ as penile-vaginal penetration? (Silicone Valley)
What are the consequences for defining ‘sex’ as heteronormative and phallocentric? What about the experience of sex that fall outside of such a narrow criteria?
Lady Garden Zine (Etsy)
“Lady Gardens is a zine that is the result of my research and polling about female pubic hair maintenance, a response to what felt like an assumption that a bush was reserved only for gnarly women. It is heavily illustrated and contains both scholarly research and more candid commentary from females.”
Is the US the only country where more men are raped than women? (The Guardian)
The figures on rape may be uncertain, but we could lower the sexual assault rate in American jails – if we had the political will…
It’s time to move on the conversations about kink and feminism. (Silicone Valley)
“Every time I see a conversation starting about being a female submissive and feminist, the party line just seems to be ‘you have choice, you’re empowered because you can choose freely to submit to men.’ *This is a great starting point - it’s a fabulous bottom line.* But I want to have more complex conversations.” ARTICLE DISCUSSED PARTNER VIOLENCE.
Has Rush Limbaugh Finally Gone Too Far in Slut-Shaming Sandra Fluke? (Slate)
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh drew sharp criticism from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and others on Wednesday when he called Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student, a “slut” and a “prostitute” for publicly advocating that employers cover contraception in their health plans.
Part Fact Part Fiction Is What Life Is (Slate Book Review)
Jeanette Winterson faces the childhood that made her the writer she is, for good and for ill.
The charity ‘Refuge’ warns it could be forced to close (The Guardian)
Head of domestic violence charity speaks out after reports that hundreds of victims are being turned away from refuges.