Bitchin’ Table: Abelism

I’m willing to bet that (almost?) all of you have seen this sign in some public place (insert handicapped pic).  This week’s Bitchin’ Table features parklena and eszenyme as they discuss issues concerning disability and sexuality.  

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Nicki Minaj’s Roman Reloaded: A Look Into the Pros and Cons of the Pink Friday Sequel

Trigger Warning: Content includes profanity, and discussion of violence against women. After this week’s recent report that Nicki Minaj deleted her Twitter account after several songs were exposed before the official scheduled release, I thought it only appropriate to review her latest album “Roman Reloaded” and see what all the hype is about. “Pink Friday […]

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Wednesday Links Round Up

Eszenyme thinks: “This link is great! It features a discussion of what is patriarchy by Ashley Judd. I think it’s great that she takes a more general definition of patriarchy instead of just labeling it men v. women.” Femistorian uncovered: (TW: Discussion of rape and sexual violence) “quite possibly the best article I have found regarding The Hunger Games. […]

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“Prejudice and Pride”: One Editor’s Poignant Use of Genderswitching

Recently, I have been looking for the next exciting book to read after finishing the Hunger Games hype. As always, the internet has provided in an interesting way. While searching for interesting reads, I stumbled upon something interesting. Kate Harrad has undergone the task of editing books in the style of “genderswitching,” which is exactly […]

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Mythbusting Monday: Being Anti-Porn Means You’re Anti-Sex

[Trigger warning: discussion of violence against women, racism, pornography] On the whole, being anti-porn is a pretty unpopular position to take. In feminist circles, the anti-porn movement has a pretty bad rap, in no small part due to anti-porn activist Andrea Dworkin’s collusion with the religious right. Her strange bed-fellows and desire to ban porn made […]

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Sunday Links Round-up

Welcome to another links round-up as yet another week begins and the end of the semester rapidly approaches! Ths week: Aliasmitch found this: “must read list of cisgender privileges. Think of it as a nice companion to the list of white privileges Peggy McIntosh used in her essay “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” — Also, if you […]

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