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

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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

Open Letter: Sexual Liberation Is About Dignity Not “Sluttiness”

Dear World, Even if you believe pre-marital sex to be immoral for religious reasons, there is no denying that women in particular are treated cruelly for falling short of this standard. I have had a hard time convincing moderate, conservative, and religious Ghanaian women to shun a sexual double standard that praises men for sex, … Continue reading Open Letter: Sexual Liberation Is About Dignity Not “Sluttiness”

For Colored Girls Who Depended on Women Feminists When Men Feminists Were Grossly Inadequate

  I write this essay absolutely heart broken. I am at my wits' end. The power of socialization defeats me. And I reluctantly recognize, that only women will want women's freedom as badly as a person suffocating needs to take a breath. At the end of the day, the destructive power of sexism is merely … Continue reading For Colored Girls Who Depended on Women Feminists When Men Feminists Were Grossly Inadequate

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

Rape By Another Name: Coercive Sex In Ghanaian Society

When you live in a society that teaches men that their sexual satisfaction is more important that women's well-being, sexual coercion becomes normalized. As the picture indicates, many men in Ghanaian society are comfortable engaging in dirty tactics that seek to break women's will, rather than create a safe, secure, and comfortable setting for consensual … Continue reading Rape By Another Name: Coercive Sex In Ghanaian Society