BOOKS THAT DIDN’T TICKLE MY PICKLE: Part One #wearegoingthere #rant #unpopularopinion

Yes, you read that right. Originally, this series was going to be called 'Characters that didn't/don't tickle my pickle' but I wanted to be able to speak a bit more broadly, ya feel? In this series, I am hoping to discuss books that were either incredibly hyped up and were disappointments, or problematic as fuck [...]

TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD by Anne Helen Petersen

TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD by Anne Helen Petersen

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen, is an analytical study concerning the notion of what it means to be an ‘acceptable’ woman. Through the lens of female celebrities, Petersen emphasises the boundaries by which female behaviour is policed in both the public and private [...]

matching flower tattoos & motorbike gears

she was driving when I looked over from the passenger seat. one hand on the wheel, the other adding emphasis to her words a telling symptom of her greekness. like a meteor shredding through earth’s atmosphere smashing into earth’s plains and distorting the landscape, i was suddenly and inexplicably hit by the mortality of the [...]

unwanted affection (don’t touch me).

is it too much to ask for consent. is it too emasculating for him to even consider a no. a stop. a don’t touch me. (victim blaming) shaming slut. whore. She asked for it, they say. But she wasn’t asked anything It was taken Stolen. Why do we ignore him? Why isn’t he held accountable? [...]