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Posted on the Oct 12, 2017 by Betty Dodson
One of the most challenging aspects of my life has been going public with what I believe to be true based on observation, experience and information from sources I trust. I’m not sure when living out...
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Posted on the Oct 06, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Noa Jansma was sick and tired of being harassed and catcalled on her way to class so she decided to do what any self-respected millenial would do: start an instagram account. @dearcatcallers is a...
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Posted on the Sep 29, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Researchers have put together an interactive map of Sheela Na Gigs in Western Europe.  These graven images of older women pulling open their vulvas adorned churches and places of worship in...
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Posted on the Sep 23, 2017 by Carlin Ross
When you can pleasure yourself & share it with a partner that is the essence of consent.
Posted on the Aug 11, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Taylor Swift's sexual assault trial is underway and her testimony is beyond brilliant. In 2013, David Mueller grabber Taylor's ass in the photo attached here. She was 23 and he was 51. Taylor and...
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Posted on the May 07, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Emmanuel Macron is the new President of France.  Not only is he the youngest president in history (39), but here he is with his 64 year-old wife, Brigette Macron, his former teacher whom he met...
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Posted on the Feb 07, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Natasha posted a link to James Prescott's research on body pleasure and the origins of violence. I read through the dense extract and it was life affirming. We have instincts that, at times, we...
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Posted on the Jan 16, 2017 by Carlin Ross
It's MLK weekend and it's not lost on any one of us exactly who is in the White House and how his administration feels about minorities (and women). His attacks on John Lewis are just the icing on...
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Posted on the Jan 09, 2017 by Carlin Ross
I'm not a huge fan of award shows and I'm definitely not a star fucker but I have to admit that watching the red carpet pics and clips from last night's Golden Globes made me proud to be a woman....
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Posted on the Jan 05, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Twitter was a buzz over the latest cover for the Washington Post Express.  I'm sure someone got fired but what's crazy is that no one realized that they were using the male gender symbol to...
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Posted on the Nov 11, 2016 by Betty Dodson
Here I am, sitting at my computer feeling numb. What just happened to America, the land that I love? We were so close to having our first woman president and poof!
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Posted on the Nov 10, 2016 by Lawrence Lanoff
Human beings need monsters. We have always needed monsters. From our ancestors living on the plains of Africa, to our modern day religious beliefs and our interconnected, convoluted conspiracy...
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Posted on the Nov 04, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Sexual equality and teaching consent will end the rape culture.
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Posted on the Oct 26, 2016 by Betty Dodson
This is what every red-blooded man would think! Or say! Or maybe do! Come on people, it’s way past time to be puritanical in the age of porn. The grownups are not keeping up with the kids if they...
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Posted on the Oct 04, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Yesterday I forced myself to watch Netflix's latest documentary Audrie & Daisy.  To listen to their interviews...to hear their stories of rape and sexual abuse was chilling.  It was the...
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