Archive for August 26th, 2011

August 26, 2011

Living the Revolution

by HUB Newsfeed

I received my Gold Card for road-service club membership the other day and feel somewhat ancient, as the Gold is issued for 25 years of driving your own car.

Like many other young women of the 70s, I rallied to the “personal is political” slogans of women’s liberation (later termed feminism), because I twigged to the connection between how males treat females in “private” (or personal) relationships, is mirrored in how males-as-a-class treat females-as-a-class in “public” (or social and political) relationships.  

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August 26, 2011

Six Degrees of Misogyny (Or Less!) On Corrective Underpants, Bondage and Porn

by FCM

trinity, "the matrix: reloaded"

has anyone ever played the “six degrees of kevin bacon” game?  apparently, everyone in hollywood has either worked with kevin bacon, or has worked with someone who has worked with him.  its a small world and all that.  the point is that there are degrees of separation among things that are seemingly very different i mean incestuous, homogenous and the same.  like hollywood!  and theres more than a little similarity between corrective underwear (ie. spanx) and bondage gear (obviously) and its less than a stones throw from bondage gear to bondage-porn.  so what the fuck comes next?  you tell me.  how many degrees of separation are there, between corrective underpants and rape?  and whats at the very end of that road?

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