Disclaimer: this article contains information that may be concerning to those sensitive to the topics of rape, abuse and bodily mutilation. Something I have been deeply moved by since I first picked up a book and read into the subject is the oppression and abuse of women. Specifically, countries like India where a caste system … Continue reading Women’s Oppression: Across the Globe
The topic of today’s post is sexualization of women. Sexualization is to make something sexual in character or quality. Sexual objectification is treating a person merely as a means for sexual pleasure and nothing more. Now, I do not presume to speak for the entire female population, but I think it would be fair to … Continue reading Personal Experiences with Sexual Objectification
I have had trouble identifying or truly understanding where I, my thoughts, my principles and values fall in line with others. Fundamentally, it is not important to me to have a label. But, I am a human being, I crave social acceptance, and social identity. That’s why we group. We find others that connect with … Continue reading Identifying as a Feminist
For my fitness enthusiasts: I’ve been into fitness for the better half of the decade. I was certified as a Personal Trainer in 2013, and I’ve been working in the gym setting since. The gym is a man’s world in every sense. And being of my sensibilities, I embrace the shit show, and the amusement … Continue reading Just a Rant: Gender in the Gym
Should a woman have just as much of a right, just as much opportunity as man in this 2017 society; for work, for pay, damn right. Should women get those things, based only on the fact that she is a woman? I do not believe so. If it is to be a true, equal society … Continue reading Integration of Women in Combat Roles, US Military: A Step Backward?
It's 2017. My favorite response to someone’s outdated way of thinking; racism, sexism, objectification and other such topics, is to reference the actual year we live in. “Jesus dude, it’s 2017.” We have all done this, right? It is a statement to represent the passing of time. Usually in reference to the ‘big events’ where … Continue reading It is 2017: Outdated Gender Norms