We need to talk about Texas

TW: Mention of abortion, pregnancy loss, sexual violence, spiritual manipulation and abuse i.e. purity culture and prosperity doctrine. Reader discretion is advised. Unless you've been living under a rock recently, you'll have seen the decision by the Supreme Court in America, not to block the draconian anti-abortion law now in effect in Texas. This law, …

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The Feminine Housewife: Flowers to Fundamentalism

TW: This post covers heavy themes including religious fundamentalism, sexism, abuse of spouses and children, and forced female submission. The links in the post are to explanations of the various movements and individuals by people who cover topics on their YouTube channels, such as political movements, religious fundamentalism and cults. Reader discretion is strongly advised. …

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1 Year on Reusable Period Products

CW: Period talk which gets pretty candid. Not for the squeamish. If you've been reading my blog for a while, you'll have seen my talking about switching to reusable period products in the beginning of 2020. I'm making changes to be more sustainable in my life, trying to do my bit to fight the climate …

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No shame in this house

“A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she’s a tramp.” ― Joan Rivers *Stretches and cracks knuckles* Oh, I have some opinions on this! I have a confession to make: Back in my formative years, I very much held this way of thinking. That women …

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