Universal Stories: THE PUNISHER

With apologies to all of the great religious figures in history: turn the other cheek, my ass.



I am a feminist. I can't remember when I first heard the word. "Women's lib" was discussed in the 70s, but even in the middle of it I recall it sounding vaguely insulting. I was well aware of the different expectations society had for men and women - mostly because I failed utterly at being … Continue reading Labels

A Misconception

There is a pretty massive, long-standing cultural myth, which goes something like this: Any woman can get as many men as she wants at any point in time, therefore women are the ones gatekeeping/regulating the sexual activity of (heterosexual) men. This is patent, demonstrable bullshit, and I am a case in point. Despite the fact that I … Continue reading A Misconception