Category Archives: Social Justice

Atheism’s Misogyny Problem

Holy. This has left me numb. I can’t even muster up any anger at this point. I’m just… numb. This has to go back to at least Elevatorgate, but probably earlier. What is coming out, now, however, is that major … Continue reading

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(BILLIONS OF TRIGGER WARNINGS! RAPE CULTURE!) If You Came Home and Saw Her in Your Bed, What Would You Do?

MULTIPLE MAJOR TRIGGER WARNINGS!!!!! RAPE JOKES! Also… cussing. A lot of very angry cussing. I’m going to put a lot of cussing in this post, because this angers me beyond belief and terrifies me. So be warned. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Evaluating My Language

Before I get into what I want to talk about I just want to say… I’ve started to get a tiny bit more traffic on this blog than I think I’ve ever had, which is both exciting and a little … Continue reading

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When Cynicism is Wrong… #standwithwendy

If you know me, or read this blog, you know that I’m a cynic and misanthrope. You know that my views on the future are bleak. You perhaps might also know that many times I have felt that the US … Continue reading

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An Open Plea to the Atheist Community

No, it’s not about what you think. I just finished reading the following post by Ophelia Benson about The Apostasy Project. She quotes a short letter they received that quite literally made me cry: “I am an ex Muslim living … Continue reading

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Atheism and Social Justice

I’m an atheist. I’m an atheist because the idea of a higher power seems, to me, absurd on the face of it. I find it downright impossible to believe in something like that. There are a myriad number of reasons … Continue reading

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Dear CFI…

What were you thinking? Yes, there were people calling for Ronald Lindsay to be terminated. Others called for a sincere and heartfelt apology from Ron himself, showing he recognized his mistake and is willing to learn from it. I’m with … Continue reading

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Vanity Tips From a Self-Proclaimed Feminist

Hey dudes! Are you an ally of feminists? Do you try, on a daily basis, to be one of the good guys, to bite your tongue whenever you feel a gendered slur about to make it’s way out of your … Continue reading

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I’m Just Trying to Get Laid

“You’re just a white knight trying to get laid.” We all know it’s true. Men who self-identify as feminists are just trying to get laid. Like white knights, we’re just trying to save women in the hopes that they will … Continue reading

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From Nice Guy™ to Feminist – My Rather Unremarkable Journey

This is one of the hardest posts for me to put up. I’ve been waffling over it for months; came close to deleting it a couple of times, in fact. I did so because it includes some rather personal information … Continue reading

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