body confidence is a con

Body confidence is a con

Every time you post an “empowering” selfie you reinforce the message that your value lies in the way your body looks. There is a celebrity who likes to post selfies. You might say she’s known for it. Many of them are semi-naked. More recently she posted an entirely naked one. I’m not going to include…

AIDS, identity, and feminist porn: What I read this week

Fake Geek Guys: A message to men about sexual harassment On the surface, this aims to address men involved in comics and their fandom but the points made apply to everyone, everywhere, in all industries. Essentially the message is that men need to get the fuck on board with tackling sexism and misogyny and stop kidding themselves…