SEX AND POWER

For many of us, the foundation from which our ideas of sex spring from is a diseased melting pot of toxic misinformation. It's usually through cis-heteronormative lenses that prioritize the release of our male counterparts and social perceptions of morality. When you first learn about sex it's limited to abstinence with the promise of mind … Continue reading SEX AND POWER

WOMEN ARE ALLOWED TO BE ANGRY

As society currently stands, the anomaly is not women existing in constant aggravation and anger. The anomaly is the expectation of calmness and "grace" in the face of constant abuse and theft of autonomy. Which is why it becomes odd when women's anger is discussed as comical and not the direct result of patriarchy's afflictions. … Continue reading WOMEN ARE ALLOWED TO BE ANGRY

THE SOCIAL ALLOWANCE FOR VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Violence against women exists mainly because there's social allowance for it. Narratives have long been formed to present women as irrational beings that trigger violence from their male counterparts and society at large. From physical violence being excused as being a result of serious provocation on a woman's part to sexual violence being pinned on … Continue reading THE SOCIAL ALLOWANCE FOR VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN