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Rick Santorum Is Full Of Santorum

In his latest attempt to double down on his right-wing-religious-asshole bet, Rick Santorum has clarified his position on abortion in cases of rape: rape’s bad, but if you get pregnant from it, hey, free baby! Who’d want to turn that … Continue reading

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Achievement Unlocked: Human Woman

I’ve been feeling a bit low just lately, what with it getting dark at 4:30 in the afternoon. It’s the kind of lifestyle in the kind of latitude where you realize that it’s entirely possible that you became a vampire … Continue reading

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Strictly Moderated: What I Mean When I Talk About Rape Culture, Part Two

Toxic Masculinity Thomas at Yes Means Yes quotes from a paper by Lisak, the groundbreaking rape researcher, about the characteristics of male rapists (unfortunately, I am unaware of similar studies about female rapists): “more angry at women, more motivated by the need to … Continue reading

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Advertising Sins: Summer’s Eve

Tireless commenter typhonblue suggested someone do a post on this ad for the Summer’s Eve line of vaginal cleansers: Shit, how can I resist a big, slow-moving target like that?

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Horrifying story about the rape of men

Trigger warning for wartime rape. The Guardian has a horrific story about the underreporting of rape in African wartime conflicts, in which it is endemic, and the complete lack of support for male survivors. It is for this reason that … Continue reading

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A Story about the Invisibility of Male Rape

Hello all.  I thought about doing a nice introductory first post about me and my views and what I’m all about, but I think I’m still kind of figuring that stuff out and besides, I think it’s a little late … Continue reading

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On Libido, part two

[Full disclosure: I have published portions of this post elsewhere while researching libidos for a different project.] Having nattered on a bit about cultural conceptions of libido and how it affects men, I wanted to go a little deeper into … Continue reading

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