Granny Weatherwax Explains Objectification is Wrong

“There’s no grays, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people like things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.” “It’s a lot more complicated than that—” “No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re […]

Melissa McEwan (via greaterthanlapsed) Yes, yes and yes. I keep saying things like this about game spaces but it applies to all public venues.

Telling women that they should merely abstain from reading and/or participating in YouTube threads—or other places online and offline plagued by unfettered misogyny—is akin to telling women their choices are to tolerate sexual harassment in order to participate in it, or segregate themselves and necessarily limit their opportunities in the public sphere. In addition to […]

“Make Me a Sandwich!”

I can’t, because I’m allergic to fucking bread. Thanks for reminding me of my disability, you insensitive asshole. (Sometimes humor works to disarm sexism. Other times it’s only funny to me. )

A Boy and His Wolf: Sexist Themes in Cave of Forgotten Dreams

“An 8 year old boy’s footprint is found next to those of a wolf. Was the wolf stalking the boy, were they walking as friends? Or were they walking thousands of years apart? We just don’t know…” A boy and his dog, running through our collective imagination 30,000 years ago. Across the abyss of millennia, […]