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Category Archives: Surviving

If You Think Rape is Ever Justifiable, I Don’t Want to Know You.

So, women are starting to loudly decry the whole, “Don’t get raped” advice that we’ve had shoved down our throats for our entire lives, and the lives of our fore-mothers, … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 9 Comments

Screw Diamonds, Eating Disorders are Forever.

Yeah, it’s a been a rough week around the Polimicks household.  I have a bunch of other things I wanted to blog about, including explaining to some “Free Market” Libertarian … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 8 Comments

This is Why Women Are Afraid to Tell You No

This past Thursday, a group of men started cat-calling/hitting on a group of women in Chicago.  When the women said, no, the men threw bottles and then SHOT at their … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 17 Comments

Did You Miss Me?

Sorry about disappearing there.  A couple of weeks ago, my in-laws took us down to southern Oregon for a family reunion of sorts with my husband’s aunt and cousins, one … Continue reading

October 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

Poverty is Not a Crime – A Guest Post by Frogmagick

Today’s guest post is by Frogmagick, a long time friend.  In the past few days I have caught reports in the media about laws both proposed and passed and political … Continue reading

September 2, 2011 · 6 Comments

More on Sugar Ray and Victim-blaming

So, at the end of Monday’s post on Sugar Ray Leonard, I linked to two articles.  One of those articles engages in the time honored tradition of assuming that the … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

Unwanted Attention is the Crux of Creep: Part the Fourth – Stalking

Stalking is not now, and has never been, a compliment. In response to the last Crux of Creep post a friend responded to the link in Livejournal that continuing to … Continue reading

May 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

#mooreandme on Twitter and why it matters

I’m going to talk about #mooreandme, and then send you on over to Sady Doyle’s blog Tiger Beatdown to read the genesis.  Why read me first?  Because I don’t want … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Fat as a Form of Protection

There’s something that comes up in the literature about survivors of sexual assault that’s been bugging me for awhile:  the idea that survivors of sexual assault gain weight to protect … Continue reading

December 3, 2010 · 2 Comments