Gender and violence
I’m really fucking irked because this post of mine about domestic violence has exploded overnight thanks to some bigger feminist blogs and there are people reblogging it saying shit like “people hurt people!” and “the main perpetrators of domestic violence are HUMANS!” ...
Ceremony Violence Violence
“Can the hungry go on a hunger strike? Non-violence is a piece of theatre. You need an audience. What can you do when you have no audience? P...”
- Me:So when you see the 4 year old boy pull the little girl's hair...
- Students:He likes her!
- Me:Now they are around 11 or 12 and he grabs her arm and wrestles her to the ground even though she calls him a jerk and yells at him to leave her alone.
- Students:That is just how boys are.
- Me:Now they are 18 and he grabs her arm and--
- Students:Oh, that's not okay.
- Me:Really? How would he know? How would she know? How would you know? You just told me that for the first 17 years of these children's lives that you thought it was cute, sweet, and natural for a boy to grab a girl and be rough with her.
“ABUSIVE MEN COME in every personality type, arise from good childhoods and bad ones, are macho men or gentle, “liberated” men. No psychologi...”
“Gender violence is one of the world’s most common human rights abuses. Women worldwide ages 15 through 44 are more likely to die or be...”
“As a society, we’re not serious about ending violence against women. We pay great lip service to the idea, but we aren’t willing to interrog...”
If you spend a long enough time time in MRA/PUA artist forums you’ll eventually read comments talking about a reckoning. they tend to use big, Biblical terms you’d hear from fire-and-brimstone preacher talking about the end of the world. they talk about justice and the righteous being re...
“There is no global epidemic of battered husbands or of mothers raping their children. Sorority girls don’t slip male students date rap...”
“Shelters and graveyards are full of women who met their own Christian Grey.”
“Those who say “violence isn’t the answer” or “violence never solves anything” are the ones whom never were colonized, never raped, never mad...”
“It is absolutely barbaric that four adult police officers would surround a 71-pound eight-year-old little Indian girl and shoot her in the c...”
I really hate that the media and many people are saying that Darren Wilson’s life is still basically over since he will never be able to work as an officer again. Like, no. It’s Michael Brown’s life that is over. Darren Wilson’s life will go on, he can hide away and live a li...
[censored slurs, violence, harassment]
Okay, seriously? There are literally 36 threads on reddit linking to this blog, and for a site that claims not to support harassment, there sure are a lot of people from the past week (before any other articles appeared) making tumblr accounts to send one message: Once again, Black people in partic...