Posts Tagged ‘breaking binaries’

You might be a rapist if it never occurs to you that rape is something you’re capable of.

perksofbeingaqueermo: You Can Take It Back: Consent as a Felt Sense « Maybe Maimed but Never Harmed “We also consider how our relationship to consent changes when we acknowledge that whether a person actually feels violated is more important than whether they expected to feel violated.” So relate to this. It’s really rewarding to see references to Consent […]

Brainwave [discussing one problem with “Social Justice as Melodrama”]

cool-yubari: maymay: [This post and previous discussion truncated.] since I make clear that they can not actually cripple me with self-doubt, they do everything they can to cripple others with self-doubt. This forces me and mine to defend not only against the infliction of direct challenges to our senses of self, but to (over-)extend ourselves […]

Sensation, Story, and Felt Sense: Rolequeer and BDSM do not mix

I was very pleased to see that the 8 colorful Venn diagrams I made explaining how BDSM is, by definition, rooted in abuse quickly spread across Tumblr. Predictably, however, a lot of people who objected did so on the basis that their special-snowflake BDSM relationships were not abuse and how dare I suggest such a […]

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