Saving Yourself For Marriage: Examining Women’s Inferior Right To Body Ownership

Regrettably this post exclusively focuses on sexual autonomy in a heterosexual context. The idea of "saving yourself for marriage" is a patriarchal concept that stifles women's sexual autonomy. Even worse, "saving yourself for marriage" places women's right to bodily ownership into men's hands. Utilizing concepts from American Legal Jurisprudence, this essay argues that while men … Continue reading Saving Yourself For Marriage: Examining Women’s Inferior Right To Body Ownership

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Stand Up For Yourself Girl, Men of Quality Support Gender Equality Anyway

Let no man convince you that you will only be deserving of love after you have stifled your soul to cower under his big boot.  I mean this sincerely and earnestly when I say: you are beyond foolish if you sacrifice self-sufficient, dignified personhood for a dictator you will also call a husband. Many Ghanaian … Continue reading Stand Up For Yourself Girl, Men of Quality Support Gender Equality Anyway

Postcolonial Grammar Snobs…God’s Biggest Creation Mistake Since Lucifer

The need to feel superior to others is never ending. It manifests in many ways, but the worst manifestation has to be the self proclaimed grammar snob. Intelligent enough to memorize the rules of a dominant colonial language, self-proclaimed grammar snobs lack the vision to understand that lingual rules are arbitrary and often used as … Continue reading Postcolonial Grammar Snobs…God’s Biggest Creation Mistake Since Lucifer

Name calling “Fetty Abena” : A Lesson On Privilege, Class, and Assholes

  I am so sick and tired of men attacking women's appearance when women say something that they do not like. The most flagrant display of privilege occurred when a man whose body exists outside of standard notions of acceptability, attacked the woman pictured, on the basis of her appearance. The Twitter user @deezydothis crudely referred … Continue reading Name calling “Fetty Abena” : A Lesson On Privilege, Class, and Assholes

4 Reasons I Hate Being Called A Queen As Being A Human Should Be Enough

My women friends and I hate being called "Queen". Because often times "Queen" is a way in which sexist men divide women into two categories: one category affords women respect, while the other category dehumanizes and denies women respect. For many sexists, being a human is not enough reason to respect women. Women are thus … Continue reading 4 Reasons I Hate Being Called A Queen As Being A Human Should Be Enough

Using Men As A Financial Plan Is Justified In A Sexist Society

The only time that sexist men care about the systematic disenfranchisement of women as a function of gender, is when they are negatively affected. I have to clarify, that while pictured, I am not calling M.anifest sexist. I have to clarify because the fragility of masculinity will have men crying, defending their reputation as "good … Continue reading Using Men As A Financial Plan Is Justified In A Sexist Society

Politics of Bodily Alterations: Why Bleaching Differs From Trans Body Modifications

To Sena, and those that genuinely seek answers. The suffering of Trans people is astronomical. In US and Canada, they are murdered at a rate higher than cis Black men. Trans people's life expectancy is reported at about 30 years old, while cis people live up to about 78.To maintain moral principles that require us … Continue reading Politics of Bodily Alterations: Why Bleaching Differs From Trans Body Modifications