#1222: “Love my family, hate my mean red-pilling brother who is always around.”

Behind a cut for emotional abuse, misogyny, and discussion of these things as specifically related to recent gun violence and the possibility thereof, which is not what the Letter Writer asked, but definitely something I saw in the question. I did a giant dump of cat photos for patrons if you need to click on … Continue reading #1222: “Love my family, hate my mean red-pilling brother who is always around.”

#657: Asshole-to-English Translator: “You just like leading guys on” = “I am a creepy asshole who doesn’t think you are allowed to say ‘no.'”

Hello Captain! Something has been bothering me for a long time - I have been accused of "leading guys on." When this happened in college and grad school, I shrugged it off because the guys who would accuse me of this were always ones that took any female attention as romantic interest in them or … Continue reading #657: Asshole-to-English Translator: “You just like leading guys on” = “I am a creepy asshole who doesn’t think you are allowed to say ‘no.'”

#350: Let’s crowdsource some feminist sex ed for frat guys.

Dear Captain Awkward, Due to a current organizing position I hold I have been asked to deliver brief presentations to each of the Greek chapters on my campus discussing the importance of women’s reproductive health issues in the upcoming election and subsequently registering people to vote while perhaps even sneaking in tidbits about safe sex … Continue reading #350: Let’s crowdsource some feminist sex ed for frat guys.

Reader question #98 + Guest-blogging at Feministe + Admin

Hello, Awkwardeers, I'm guest-blogging at Feministe this week and next.  I'll still post questions here as time allows, but today's question, How do I define feminism for myself and my future kids?, is over there. My inbox is bursting with questions right now, and some of them are really, really, really long and include all … Continue reading Reader question #98 + Guest-blogging at Feministe + Admin