Tag: self-love

Feminists Don’t Get Dickmatized

(En Español) I already know that, by giving this piece the title I selected, most folks will react before reading. Such is the nature of this “140 Era” in which we live, I guess. If you’ve made it this far, allow me to explain my point of view. I will say it again: Feminists don’t […]

The Perfect Woman?

This article was tweeted onto my timeline and I was quite fascinated by it. It is based on a photo with the caption ” 1912’s Perfect Woman Was From Brooklyn, Weighed 171 Lbs, Had Pear-Shaped Body   We regularly see cyclical, disturbing discussions about the physical aspects of womanhood and what makes a woman a […]

Oh, To Be A Woman…

*NOTE* This is a follow up to an earlier post I wrote about being a Black Feminist Sub. Check that out for more thoughts. “I do not want to be the leader. I refuse to be the leader. I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness. I want a man lying over me, […]

Feminists Have Feelings, Too

I have this belief that everyone should be “feminist”, meaning that everyone should support equal rights for women. I understand, however, that the label has been politicized and distorted over time, by both men and women, and many people refuse to embrace it. There is a lot of baggage that comes with self-identifying as a […]