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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The Feminine Housewife: Vintage Enthusiast or Extremist?

TW: Contains mentions of spousal abuse including marital rape. Also contains mentions of right-wing extremism and the harm it causes. Reader discretion is advised. So recently I've been indulging in my more, what might be considered more 'traditional' interests. I'm knitting again (hopefully socks at some point!) reading up on Home Economics. We didn't have …

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A lot of work to do

CONTENT NOTE: This goes into very heavy, sensitive themes regarding current events. Reader discretion is advised. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind…” – Mahatma Gandhi Unless you've been living under a rock this last week, things have been absolutely insane in the world with the build-up and ultimately, outcome, …

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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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