Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues

I’ve discussed before about being diagnosed with an eating disorder, as well as dealing with body dysmorphia (which either led to the disorder or added to it). It took me several years to actually get a diagnosis because many of the doctors I dealt with looked at my weight and said I couldn’t have one.Continue reading “Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues”

Breaking Down Point 3 of “Gender Ideology Harms Children”

For those just joining us, please read the following links to catch yourself up: Introduction Point 1 Point 2 A person’s belief that he or she is something they are not is, at best, a sign of confused thinking. This significantly downplays the suffering and struggle that people with Gender dysphoria go through on aContinue reading “Breaking Down Point 3 of “Gender Ideology Harms Children””

On the topic of rape jokes and DV jokes

CW: Discussion of rape jokes, rape, domestic violence, and DV jokes. Please note, this is being written by a survivor of both domestic violence and rape. This is not a blanket statement for ALL survivors, this is specifically speaking from the point of a survivor using dark/gallows humor to heal from traumatic events.  EDIT: Yes,Continue reading “On the topic of rape jokes and DV jokes”

My thoughts on JK Rowling’s TERFness

So I decided to finally put my feelings and thoughts into words after reading Rowling’s various novels, posts, and tweets about trans people, specifically trans women. She made news back at the end of March by liking overly TERFy tweets, and then when called out attempted to blame it on a “middle age moment” andContinue reading “My thoughts on JK Rowling’s TERFness”

So Duke University has made the news again, and thankfully it’s not another rape case.

So Duke University has made the news again, and thankfully it’s not another rape case. However, I’ve noticed that the reason they’re in the news is causing a lot of pearl clutching and panic (and of course moral outrage) among certain groups of people who *ahem* tend to be less than friendly towards feminism orContinue reading “So Duke University has made the news again, and thankfully it’s not another rape case.”