Blog Snog (03-20-09)

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Edit: I think Grant (and Susannah, too!) should read “Yes Means Yes” not because of “I did it for science,” but after reading his “who has it worse” article. Reason being it makes some really concerted efforts to make heterosex into something different, where both yes and no are respected. I’m oversimplifying it, but it talks of enthusiastic participation as consent, no assumptions made.

I think Grant (may I call him Grant?) makes some good micro-points, but I disagree on the whole. In saying that women can pick and choose sexual partners at will, there is an implicit idea that these partners are all assumed to say yes. In doing so, he contradicts his own experience of choosing not to have sex in some situations because he doesn’t feel like it (I give him kudos for knowing himself well enough to say “I’m not into this” in these situations). There are constrictive gender roles and sexual expectations for both men and women, but men… Read more »

Losers vs Sluts – Losers totally have it worse! As long as you’re getting called nasty names, wouldn’t you like to get some sex out of it?