“Leave it to feminazis to turn this into a ‘feminist’ issue.” MRAs have claimed the circumcision debate (intactivism). Is this about human rights or an excuse to terrorize women?
While we strive to teach children so they become responsible adults, too often we teach them to not trust themselves. And then we wonder why there are so many “broken children, living in grown bodies, mimicking adult lives.”
This author could get corrective surgery to “fix” her tuberous breasts. Her reasons for choosing not to say a lot about society’s beauty standards – especially expectations for women.
“#1: The current system isn’t working.” What does it take to change abusive behavior? Restorative justice is an alternative to the criminal justice system, and here’s how it can help.
Has anyone told you that you “should” get your eyebrows done? Here’s an affirming perspective from one woman who’s rejecting the pressure to pluck.
“I’m sick of other people talking about my body.” There’s way too much silence around these struggles for Asian American women – but this author’s demanding better.
This author isn’t asking for much, and these are rights that you may take for granted – but for a Black Atheist in this society, reclaiming these rights is sadly necessary.
Do you have a specific idea about what being non-binary “looks” like? Making assumptions about what it means to exist outside the gender binary of man and woman is harmful – and here’s how.
You may have been taught that prisons equal safety – but this info shows how far that idea is from the truth. Here’s why we need to rethink what justice can be, and what’s possible instead of prisons and policing.
“They challenge stereotypes about rape.” Society tends to only present certain stories about sexual assault – which leads to a lot of misconceptions. Here’s why it matters to include non-traditional narratives.