nicole: i’m in rye with anthony.
sandi: who the hell is anthony? omg you’re sucking his cock!
nicole: ahhaha you’re an asshole. gotta go low battery, call you later.
sandi. k, have fun and be careful men are
by Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Fifty years ago, when I was a boy of fifteen and helping to inhabit a Missourian village on the banks of the Mississippi, I had a friend whose society was very dear to me because I was forbidden by my mother to partake of it. He was a gay and impudent and satirical and delightful young black man–a slave–who daily preached sermons from the top of his master’s woodpile, with me for…
We’ve never really bought into the myth of sisterhood, but this excerpt from Phyllis Chesler’s “Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman” about women’s sexist aggression toward other women is dead on.
Love your sister as you love yourself—the quiet, daily practice of sisterhood—requires a strong and independent mind and spirit. To practice sisterhood, a woman must first love her (own) self. She must be clear about her psychological boundaries and be able to guard them well. Only then will she have the capacity to respect and not violate another woman’s boundaries.
Sexism is not only about mistrusting or disliking women. It is also about idealizing or demonizing women either as fairy godmothers or as evil stepmothers. Sexism is about expecting women to be family-like intimates. Women must learn to resist the illusion of…..
More hostility, fights, and internal chaos from The Lesma Files; a random solo anti-soy rant in between spats, so hold on to your nun habits.
Truthfully, this is a positively disgusting podcast including potty humor. Don’t listen while eating.
Disclaimer: Soy is especially toxic for people with Thyroid issues. (some would argue it is the cause) If a person doesn’t know they have Thyroid issues, which many don’t, because many do not have any outward or obvious symptoms, and woman-specific Thyroid issues are not mandated testing on any regular exams (even if you are dead ringer) hence…..