Sluts! Feminists! Tom Wolfe! Again! Headdesk!

Can we please stop resurrecting the writer who has his panties in such a twist over the fact that some women aren’t afraid of the “slut” label anymore that he even wrote an entire bad, bloated novel about it every time this stupid conversation about young women and sex happens? This is about as oldContinue reading “Sluts! Feminists! Tom Wolfe! Again! Headdesk!”

Penis and principles: talking about each other’s fine bodies

For Yaroslava, the queen of good dick jokes. Maybe not the most appropriate eulogizing on the day of her death, but dammit, I am tired of sitting here with a frowny face, and don’t think she would approve anyway – she always told me to smile, under penalty of death. Please don’t read this ifContinue reading “Penis and principles: talking about each other’s fine bodies”

In a society where married men feel free to hit on young girls…

Women get stabbed to death for much less. The post-mortem virginity tests on the bodies of honour crime victims are just another kind of violation, methinks. It shouldn’t matter if a woman was having an affair or not. Her precious life was deemed worthless, and that’s the only thing that matters. Jordanian society is lopsidedContinue reading “In a society where married men feel free to hit on young girls…”

Sexual health, Jordan, and a few words specifically on abstinence

Naseem recently published a great post about the AIDS awareness campaign in Jordan – and the debate has been interesting. One issue that has come up several times is the idea that the promotion of abstinence is an integral part of Jordanian society. I believe that it is an integral part of Jordanian society onContinue reading “Sexual health, Jordan, and a few words specifically on abstinence”

Why sleep with a boy? Natalia regails you all with personal musings on sexuality!

Please note that this post stems from a discussion started here – at Twisty’s blog. Also note – I have bolded the nickname “undercover punk” so that reading this rather long post is easier on you. I moonlight as a valiant defender of my own brand of cynical, eurotrash feminism over at Twisty’s quite aContinue reading “Why sleep with a boy? Natalia regails you all with personal musings on sexuality!”