The past few weeks I’ve been absolutely overwhelmed by all of the stuff that’s pertinent to this blog, and that’s a great thing! There are a lot of very public conversations going on about things that are important to me, mostly in the arena of sex-positivity, body-positivity, street harassment, and feminism in general. Hooray! … Continue readingMid-Week Musings: feminist sci-fi, new music videos, toplessness, and Nina Hartley
She continued walking around her apartment for a good twenty minutes in various states of undress…I was mesmerized the entire time. I let myself think that she had seen me watching her, and it’s entirely possible that she did, at some point…But… I don’t have her explicit consent, you guys! Am I being a bad feminist? … Continue readingMy New Neighbor (likes to be naked by her window, and I’m conflicted about it)
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 readingNew York Comic Con: Post 2 — Boobs are OK, but not BOOBS
When we find out that there’s an image of a nip slip on the internet, why is it that we click the link immediately? We’ve seen nipples before. It’s unlikely that these particular nipples are going to break the mold somehow. Besides a general question of size and color, they’re not going to blow our minds, right? … Continue readingThoughts on Celebgate: why are nipples such a huge issue?
Well this week’s return to the world has been pretty tough on me, so here are some awesome, bizarre, ultra-bizarre, and heh-worthy links and videos for you to enjoy and feel less-serious about as you sip coffee in the nude on your fire escape this weekend.
I mean. That’s what you do on weekends, right? It’s what I do on weekends…