A(n)nals of Online Dating: Fine. Every time you... →
annalsofonlinedating: But men have an obligation to rescue kittens from burning buildings, pay for your drinks, hold the door open for you, keep their hair neat, go to war and many other things. I’m just saying… Society worldwide really does put more obligations on men than women all around. There are few things women have to do… Shaving your legs is one of them. ...
A(n)nals of Online Dating: I'm concerned that if... →
annalsofonlinedating: letds f cvk _________________________________________ +5 because his username is “suck_me22” +4 because clearly he knows how to spell the words “suck me.” One can only conclude that he intentionally misspelled “let’s fuck” for aesthetic or style purposes. +4 for turning “let’s fuck” into…
Australia's Next Top Germaine
A young lass I’m loosely acquainted with through facespace posted a status today that consisted of little more than calling Kyle Sandilands fat. Numerous comments from her within reiterated that sentiment, both unimaginatively and with an excessive use of capitals. Naturally, I was annoyed. There are no shortage of criticisms that can be flung Sandilands way. He’s revolting and he...
Sex-negative messages don’t keep people from having sex. They keep people from...– Sex-Negative Education and the Spectre of Rape « Sex Positive Activism (via cometuramen) I would like to have some good sex please. Some sex at all would be nice, but good would be better.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their...– Mark Twain (via skeletales) I need to get this tattooed on my person, and look at it everyday to remind myself to take better care of me.
Being born a woman is an awful tragedy… Yes, my consuming desire to mingle with...– Sylvia Plath, on rape culture (via orcrist)
Anonymous asked: Oh good, I was worried you'd fob off my advances. Don't get too attached, though - kidney failure potentially intimate. You'd give me a transplant, though, right? For our love? And it's undeniable, rage filled passion?
Anonymous asked: My heart and feelings are confused when not crushed/surrounded by seedy wenches - and I'm forced to regard myself as a (casual) alcoholic. I'll look after our babies between binges.
The marrying kind
An email conversation with Emily O, regarding a famous man I find attractive: C: I love ********. I want to marry him and kiss him on the lips. E: Is ******** the marrying kind? Surely someone can introduce you and then you can work your feminine wiles on him until he is mere putty in your hands and then you can go off him. C: Ha ha! It’s true :( E: Surely some man will excude the...
Anonymous asked: to kill a child in the womb through it being life threatening to the mother is one thing, to kill a child in the womb if a women has been raped is at least more understandable, but what you did was disgraceful and you should get to grips, see its fault then move on, until then YOU are being manipulative and spreading SELFISH misinfo, so go ahead and try to reclaim your soul for fuck sake...
solwat asked: All of every one of the loves that I have in my heart goes to you and the good stuff you do with words and general media presence. You're so totes not like Hitler, either. He took prisoners - you do not.
Taking a walk(er) on the wild side →
A piece I wrote for ABC’s Ramp Up. It’s the first time I’ve written about disability issues, and I’m acutely aware of how irritating it might be for people with disabilities or people who have long considered those issues to read about someone’s Damascus moment. I’m definitely nowhere near my comfort zone with this one, but it was interesting to write. An...
Anonymous asked: Hi Clementine, I just wanted to say that I like what you write and the things you say, and please get yo self on Sunday Night Safran more often!
Anonymous asked: I was just listening to the anti-abortion discussion. I have to say you did a great job keeping your cool and put forward a clear and strong argument against such a complete moron. resulting in him sound like the crazy fucker he must be. frustratingly happy i heard you! your body your choice! Josh
For those who missed it on Sunday Night Safran,...
Susie O'Brien on moving abortion protesters →
The Herald Sun’s Susie O’Brien argued today that if the Lord Mayor is going to move along Occupy Melbourne protesters because they’ve ‘made their point’, he should also move along the protesters who’ve been harassing women outside the Fertility Control Clinic on Wellington Parade. The difference between the two groups is that Occupy Melbourne protesters were in...