The convention that one marry a man a few years older than oneself allows both partners to pretend that her subordination to him is due to her relative age, not her sex.
March 2023 archive
Mar 30 2023
Mar 25 2023
I almost stopped watching this movie because ‘men are selfish stupid dicks’ is so very tiresome, but the women at the dinner scene (about 20 minutes in) made me keep watching. Even so, men. I can’t believe how clueless they are. Do they really not know the difference between a vasectomy and castration? Do they …
Mar 23 2023
“I wanted to command attention the way he did, learned how to do it too, Clare said I had it down, but not the same, they don’t listen to me the same way, it’s different. They liked listening, looking up to him, elder statesman. They don’t like listening to me.” p22 “Oh, why didn’t I …
Mar 21 2023
Watched The Mad Whale yesterday. The description was something like ‘Lunatics at a women’s asylum put on a performance of Moby Dick‘. I was hoping to see an expose of historical treatment of women vis-a-vis madness and was not disappointed. But I was delighted, further, to see a couple other unexpected (shame on me!) exposes …
Mar 20 2023
I’ve recently discovered the brilliant and hilarious work of Leigh Anne Jasheway. Her’s a great starting point: “20 Headlines from an Alternate Universe” But take a look through (ALL OF) her other posts!
Mar 15 2023
It’s just space opera, but I love that the girls kick ass and the prettyboy hunk is pretty much useless.
Mar 10 2023
Mar 09 2023
“To permit ignorance is to empower it.” Edmond Kirsch in Origins, Dan Brown
Mar 06 2023
“We wanted proper outback: a place where men were men and sheep were nervous.” “I don’t know why, but every Olympics these days has a mascot. Moscow had a bear called Mischa. Nagaon had some cute snowflake creatures. Atlanta, I believe, had a person being shot on a street corner.” both from In a Sunburned …
Mar 05 2023
reposted from https://janeclarejones.com/2018/11/ Episode 1: The First War Begins. Scene 1: Cyberspace – probably around 2013 Trans activists: So hey, when we said we’d like you to treat us like women that wasn’t right, because actually, we ARE women and we demand that you treat us exactly like women because we are women and that you …