kid:*whispers* dad those boys are holding hands like girls do
kid:thats so silly why are they doing that?
father:because they like each other. when you like someone you hold their hand.
Assuming that this happened In Real Life (and I really hope it did) I'm really glad to see parents treat this as no big deal with their kids, and giving age-appropriate responses to this. Instead of, you know, freaking out, showing disgust, telling their kids that it's "evil" or even yelling at the two "boys" in question.
Anti-feminist dudes who think ladies don’t listen to your arguments? They do. They have. They have heard them all already. That’s why they get annoyed at you for repeating them like you are a special snowflake and the first…
Hello again friends and comrades! It is I, your humble moderator/editor/owl wrangler. I’ve been getting a lot of sweet notes from people proclaiming their alliances from sea to shining sea and got curious as to where y’all are coming from!
If you want, please feel free to reblog this with a note…
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(Andy’s note: This may well be the first in a series of guest pieces on the topic of sexism and misogyny within punk and hardcore. Whether this is the start of a series or not, I think this piece stands very well on it’s own. Now read on.)