How Frightened Patriarchal Men Have Tried to Repress Women's Sexuality Through History May 29, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: <i>On female body experience: "Throwing like a girl" and other essays</i> In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Although women have made great strides, Iris Marion Young maintains that "the image of the woman has not ceased being that of the Other" (3). Women's actions and opportunities continue to be constrained by sex- and gender-specific roles and too often, women's voices are rendered inaudible. PIV is always rape, ok? Just to recall a basic fact: Intercourse/PIV is always rape, plain and simple. This is a developed recap from what I’ve been saying in various comments here and there in the last two years or so. as a radfem I’ve always said PIV is rape and I remember being disappointed to discover that so few radical feminists stated it clearly. How can you possibly see it otherwise?
The G-Spot And 'Vaginal Orgasm' Are Myths, According To New Clinical Review The struggle to find the G-spot and achieve the mythical "vaginal orgasm" is real. Books have been written on it; sex therapists have explained how to stimulate it; even Cosmopolitan magazine has tried to instruct dutiful readers how to find it. But a review published this week in the journal Clinical Anatomy may just halt all of these fruitless quests with the conclusion that neither the elusive G-spot nor the vaginal orgasm exist. "Like most things that are about sex, people get very hot and bothered on either end of this, but I really can't say from my clinical practice that I'm at all convinced that there is a G-spot," Dr.
Tina Fey Summed Up Kim Kardashian's Nude Photo Shoot 3 Years Before It Even Happened No, Tina Fey isn't clairvoyant, but she did hint at why so many of us can't take our eyes off of Kim Kardashian's recent nude photo shoot with Paper Magazine in her book Bossypants three years ago. As Twitter user Ryan Nelson pointed out on Nov. 13, Tina Fey briefly discussed Kim K's booty in her best-selling memoir Bossypants and summed up why we're all so enamored with it better than any blog, think piece or news article has in the last three days. If you're reading this on a mobile device, here's the full text: "I think the first real change in women’s body image came when JLo turned it butt-style.
Your First Time: A Sexual Guide for Non-Binary People Working Through Trauma Author’s Note: I admit that this guide leans more toward trans men or gender non-conforming people who were assigned “female” at birth (AFAB) because that’s what I know. I’d never want to try and talk about things I haven’t experienced, but it’s my hope that at least some of my tips will nonetheless prove helpful and/or reflective to anybody else out there. I’m a trans guy. I’m also a complete slut. How Two Women Are Trying To Make Sex Better For <em>All</em> Women Heaven really does exist -- and it comes in the form of a newly created hands-free vibrator. "Eva" is a "hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive couples' vibrator" that gives a woman the clitoral stimulation needed to reach orgasm during sex. The hands-free vibrator is the first venture for Dame Products, a company that creates "intimacy" products, started by Alexandra Fine and Janet Lieberman. Fine and Lieberman designed the hands-free vibrator to fix what they've deemed the "pleasure gap."
To end violence against women: Challenge a culture of sexual objectification - Collective Shout When it comes to violence against women, sexual objectification is the missing puzzle piece; Collective Shout makes this equation whole. On the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ it is important to reflect on the ongoing sexist violence, as well as the campaigns to end it. Violence against women is on the rise in a number of countries around the world. Australia is no exception with sexual violence at epidemic levels - double the world average.
Consent vs Desire article FR & EN “Consensual sex” is not a feminist sexuality. Consent can be obtained by force, by pressure, and simply by inequality … Consensual sex can also be rape : a daily experience for women ; prostitution, where money is the pressure, marital rape, where everyday life is the pressure, incest, where confidence and dependence are the pressure, harassment which sometimes leads to “consensual” rape, BDSM where pure lies lead to « consensual » rape script, etc. Indeed, consent is merely an answer – “Yes” or “No” – to someone else’s desire. In a global context of inequality, it is a reaction, a capitulation to the male class program of annihilating our subjectivity and humanity.
The History of Virgin Births There do happen to be a lot of feminists out there who are Christians. You would never know it from reading this site around Christmas however (or the piece on Good Friday about rejecting religion). Religious skepticism is not required to be feminist. I don't object to these articles appearing on this site (there are a lot of prominent feminist atheists/agnostics out there), but I wish there would be some stuff by religious feminists or at least a toning down of the relentless cynicism Jezebel feels towards Christmas.
In defense of Kim Kardashian and her critics Celebrities create contention. They often appear to break social conventions when in fact they themselves are confined within them.