How one design agency is fighting for feminism I am a feminist. My penis doesn't preclude me from being one. I feel pretty confident in saying this, because my liberal politics, my good grooming and the fact I do all the cooking and cleaning in my house mean that I'm a living paradigm of Modern Man. I have assimilated the acceptable bits of the feminine, but remain confident in my manhood because, let's face it, my Mrs will never earn what I do, and even as she progresses up the career ladder, she's gotta take time off to look after the kiddies…
A Survey of First-person Shooters and their Avatars by Michael Hitchens Abstract The First-Person Shooter (FPS) is a popular game form, with examples appearing on many different platforms. The genre has an almost two decade history and is represented by hundreds of commercial titles. Coming Out Simulator 2014 by ncase Follow ncaseFollowing ncaseUnfollow ncase View submissionfor Nar8 Jam Support This Interactive Story You can now play Coming Out Sim on your phone, too! Or, at least, that mobile web version.Coz screw it, I'm not paying Apple $99 just to get rejected for "sexual content" or whatevs. Created by: Nicky Case | @ncasenmare Made for: The #Nar8 Game Jam GIFs & Screenshots: Imgur Album Official Trailer: Youtube Video This game is public domain.
When Women Wanted Sex Much More Than Men In the 1600s, a man named James Mattock was expelled from the First Church of Boston. His crime? It wasn’t using lewd language or smiling on the sabbath or anything else that we might think the Puritans had disapproved of. Rather, James Mattock had refused to have sex with his wife for two years. Though Mattock’s community clearly saw his self-deprivation as improper, it is quite possible that they had his wife’s suffering in mind when they decided to shun him. The Puritans believed that sexual desire was a normal and natural part of human life for both men and women (as long as it was heterosexual and confined to marriage), but that women wanted and needed sex more than men.
Molly Matalon → Apr 2014 robertkulisek: Objects Purchased In Atlantic City (via robkulisek) → Apr 2014 From Atlantic City with Rob manystuff.org – Art & Design » Blog Archive » A History of its Own? Graphic Design and Feminism A History of its Own? Graphic Design and Feminism This free and public seminar includes three talks and a panel discussion about the status of feminism in graphic design today. Queer Female of Color: The Highest Difficulty Setting There Is? Gaming Rhetoric as Gender Capital - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology : Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology On May 15, 2012 popular science fiction writer John Scalzi published a post to his blog Whatever entitled Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting That There Is.” I learned about Scalzi as did many non-fans, through John Schwartz’s admiring New York Times piece published July 6, 2012, which cited two influential and eloquent blog posts he had written that had gone viral: “Being Poor” and “Straight White Male.” (Read “Being Poor.” It will break your heart, as will the hundreds of comments from readers who share their personal narratives of the unique humiliations of poverty.
Indians mark first gay sex ban anniversary with increased discrimination report LGBT activists say the plight of sexual minorities has worsened with more instances of discrimination since the past one year when the Supreme Court recriminalized same-sex relations. About 500 LGBT activists under the umbrella of the HIV/AIDS Alliance organized Dec 11 a public hearing to discuss the consequences of the ruling and review cases of discrimination that has taken place since the Supreme Court’s verdict exactly a year ago. The ruling has increased vulnerability of gender and sexual minorities to violence, stigma and discrimination, media quoted the activists as saying. James Robertson, executive director of Alliance India pointed out that sexual minorities are often denied opportunities and that any families reject them and push them further to society’s margins, increasing their vulnerability to a range of harms including HIV.
The Danger of the Monster Myth Tom Meagher One of the most disturbing moments of the past eighteen months of my life was hearing my wife’s killer form a coherent sentence in court. Jill had been murdered almost six months earlier, and Adrian Bayley’s defence team were presenting a rather feeble case for a four-week adjournment of his committal hearing. Bayley appeared via video-link as I sat flanked by two friends and a detective. The screen was to my right, mounted high up and tilted slightly towards the bench. It was uncomfortably silent apart from the occasional paper shuffle or short flurry of keyboard clicks.