Everyone wants to be one of the cool, oppressed people

15 Jun

“Halp, my lack of erasure is making me feel erased!”

Purple Sage

If you want an excellent analysis of the Orlando shooting, check out Julie Bindel’s interview on Feminist Current where she names the things we should actually be talking about in this situation: primarily, MALE VIOLENCE. Also, the root causes of anti-gay bigotry, which are MISOGYNY and PATRIARCHY.

If you want the worst response possible to the Orlando shooting, check out the woman who has written an article lamenting that she doesn’t get to be one of the people who are oppressed by anti-gay mass shooters.

Biphobia and the Pulse Massacre by Elle Dowd

“When I read about Orlando, I was surrounded by straight people. Well meaning straight people, yes, allies, yes, but straight people all the same.

I was surrounded by straight people because I was at my house with my husband and my daughter. I spend a lot of time around straight people (thats what I get for marrying…

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2 Responses to “Everyone wants to be one of the cool, oppressed people”

  1. river 2016/06/15 at 4:32 pm #

    OT: Tell me more about this sophisticated understanding of art.

    It’s been removed from her page but she forgot about Google: I don’t really care, since yes I do know how publishing works. But stop lying to us. That forward is embarrassing in it’s disrespect for her sisters. Please top talking to us like we’re idiots.

    Hope she didn’t get paid for this “gift”.

    https://www.google.ca/search?q=Claudia+Kunin&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-mPXfiavNAhVBSmMKHaOLAu4Q_AUICCgB&biw=896&bih=462#imgrc=Z8-ROVTFS8no-M%3A

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  2. Sylvie 2016/06/17 at 4:41 am #

    “Halp, my lack of erasure is making me feel erased!”

    Very apt – there’s a lot of it about.

    How To Make It All About You 101, courtesy of Elle Dowd.

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