#ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

*Spoiler Alert* (also, get with the program and watch this show in real-time like the rest of us, lol.) The episode began and ended with cunnilingus. *nods in approval* (How many times can you say THAT about a show?) After receiving some blow back over the infamous blow job of last season (see here), Insecure … Continue reading #ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

What was that? I asked myself that question after each interaction with my former manager. Was it sexual harassment or was it merely inappropriate workplace flirting? I thought it was sexual harassment in the sense that if I was a male employee, he would have undoubtedly treated me differently.  He wouldn’t have commented on my … Continue reading On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

Stupid Question of the Week and My Answer: “In the Wake of Weinstein, Men Ask If Hugging Is Still Okay.”

This is just about the stupidest article I have read all week: Is hugging still okay? In the wake of Weinstein sexual assault accusations, men ask: What is acceptable to women and society now? Sigh. Not today Satan.  Not today. So apparently there are men who are now suddenly wondering how to respectfully treat another … Continue reading Stupid Question of the Week and My Answer: “In the Wake of Weinstein, Men Ask If Hugging Is Still Okay.”