Clitoris.

Written by Clarke Rose and originally published in her “Sex and Roses” Blog I sat in my Gender & Health class today as these two girls presented on FGM. Long story short they go on to defend the process and say the women who have had this “procedure” feel empowered and more feminine and pure. Yes, this is sometimes the case. Yes, it is so important to recognise the cultural associations with FGM, and not as a white westerner just go,… Read More

Be Gentle To With Yourself

I’ve been thinking a lot about self care lately and how I could treat myself a little better, so I thought that it would be a good opportunity to share some of the ways that I am trying to be more gentle/kind to myself. let’s hear it for Spring renewal!! Some physical forms of self care that I have committed to have been difficult to follow up with. For instance, I had blogged recently that I was going to be… Read More

Fat Shaming?

I just fielded a very troubling comment on the She Zine Instagram account that accused me of fat shaming in recent picture posts and I am assuming due to my last fitness post about beginning my personal fitness journey. I suppose that I am especially sensitive to this because my very first exposure to feminism was activism and protest concerning body image at the age of 16. Since that time, I have created various zines where body positivity was the… Read More

Blowjobs

This article was written by Clarke Rose and originally published on the Sex & Roses blog. The first time I gave a blow job I was 17. I realised I needed to learn how to do it because this British guy that I was in love with was coming to California basically to fuck me and see some friends and was under the impression I had already done it before. So I reached out to this older guy I knew who wanted to hook up… Read More