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In light of the recent, horrific assault on women coming from the White House these days, I have decided to repost this essay, which I wrote in 2013: My uncle Lars (not his real name) was troubled for much of his life. He had three daughters by two mothers. Well after his daughters … Continue reading Forced Reproduction and the Attack on Women’s Subjectivity
My uncle Lars (not his real name) was troubled for much of his life. He had three daughters by two mothers. Well after all of them had children of their own, he took up with a much younger woman, "Elena", and got her pregnant with a fetus that turned out to be male. He … Continue reading Forced Reproduction and the Attack on Women’s Subjectivity
Losing my religion for equality…by Jimmy Carter25 JANUARY 2013 393,009 VIEWS 31 COMMENTSWomen and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God.I HAVE been a practicing Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, … Continue reading Jimmy Carter is My Hero
SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/aamoret/Nepal/25%20July.2011.doc On my way home, part one: I have not been able to write for a while because I have had very limited access to the internet. Also, my last days here in Nepal have been richly complicated and busy, and I have not had the energy or ability to post. Right now I’m sitting … Continue reading On the way home, part 1: Nepali Sexual Politics
Friday, June 24, 2011 Bad scare this morning. As soon as I got through the orphanage gate, Bipin rocketed himself at me and landed with his legs around my waist and his arms around my neck. Rupus was right behind him, and then Gorima, Nirmala, and Anura were on me. Only Krishala stayed behind. She … Continue reading Getting Sick in Nepal
Click here to donate to this wonderful woman: HELP LAXMI NOW I’m very worried about Laxmi, the woman who has been working at Sugandha’s house. As I reported before, she was living with relatives in Pepsi-Cola until quite recently. They moved away, leaving her homeless. I do not know why they did this to her. … Continue reading Please Help Laxmi
And look, now, after we thought we were done, at least for a while, with that demented, logic- and syntax-challenged, gun-toting white wacko who calls herself "feminist" while training her rifle's cross-hairs on democratically elected politicians who support all women's right to sovereignty over their bodies, we're suddenly beset with a radical extremist Christian who is going around the country spreading hatred for Muslims. Have you tuned into Brigitte Gabriel yet?
In the last few days, Congolese thugs raped 60 women, men, and children. Sexual violence in the Congo has escalated at a terrifying rate. Over 15,000 cases of sexual were reported there in 2009. And in the first six months of 2010, there were 7,685 cases. More than half of the victims were younger … Continue reading The Culture of Rape in the Congo
Today's post began as a response to ECHIDNE of the snakes. who brought Carolin Berger to my attention She was a German erotic actor who died in her sixth breast enlargement surgery, at the age of 23: She went under the knife for the last time at the Alster Clinic and was having 800g (28oz) … Continue reading Extreme Plastic Surgery, "Artificial" Sex, and the Insane Death of Carolin Berger