Rants

But Seriously, Why IS Nobody Talking About Cytherea?

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cytherea, I am a feminist...I am so deeply, deeply sorry about what happened to you, and I am even more sorry that the way I learned about it was by way of hateful groups of people who seek to leverage your experience to support their personal politics. [...continue...]

Luna Luna: Dear Shia LaBeouf, #IAMSORRY you were raped

December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

I wrote an article about Shia LaBeouf’s horrible experience of being raped during his art show for Luna Luna, and I would really, really appreciate it if you would take some time to read it and offer some thoughts. It’s super, super important that we show respect and empathy to anyone [...continue...]

New York Comic Con: Post 2 — Boobs are OK, but not BOOBS

October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

What is it that makes the display of the female body for consumption permissible, so long as nipples and pubic hair are not specifically shown? Why is it that women's bodies can be sexual, so long as they're never shown actually having sex? Why can't we own our bodies and do what we want to with them, instead of having some artist or publisher or consumer tell us what's ok? [...continue...]

Christy Mack: Thoughts And Upsetness and Bravery

August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am grateful to Christy Mack for having the courage to speak up and bravely show photos of the results of her assault--so often these kinds of domestic attacks happen in the shadows. Women, and all victims of abuse, are often afraid to speak up or have been convinced by the world that it is somehow their fault. Her willingness to show her injuries and to talk to the world about what happened shines a light into an often-dark corner of the world that affects so many. [...continue...]

I’m Back! And the World is a Mess!

August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

My feels when I reconnected with the world. So I went to Montana for ten days. It was amazing. I had a blast. And my tablet screen broke so I couldn’t use it at all, and I had zero cell reception and only the spottiest WiFi capabilities, so I was pretty much incommunicado the entire time. I [...continue...]
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