Day: July 30, 2021

GUEST POST: The First Time I Was Sexually Assaulted I Was Six Years Old

This guest post was written by Kate Zehr. “Grab her by the pussy” entered the common lexicon this year. Because of the now infamous words of United States President Elect Donald Trump, author Kelly Oxford invited women to tweet their experiences with sexual assault. I read an article that compiled some of the tweets from …

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Fragile Male Ego Is Why I Don’t Have a Spaceship

Think of all the people throughout history who never had the chance to reveal their genius. Across the eons, most of humanity remained uneducated, toiling at physical labor to survive, never having the opportunity to discover their intellectual capabilities and make a greater contribution to society. Henry David Thoreau wrote, “The mass of men lead …

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I Won’t Be Reviewing Gary Taubes’s Bullshit Anti-Sugar Science Fiction Book

There is a concept in science fiction writing called the “One Big Lie.” Worm poop fuels interstellar travel. Artificial intelligence turns evil and enslaves us all. An alien virus devastates humanity. Mutants. Warp drives. The Force. Parallel dimensions. Time travel … It is by no means absolute, but some of the best science fiction authors …

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Leave Her Alone; She’s at the Gym to Work Out

“Women’s Only” gyms are sexist. That was a heaping pile of sarcasm, just FYI. There are many reasons why women’s only gyms exist. Conversely, the reason why men’s only gyms barely exist is that there simply isn’t a demand for them. If women started constantly harassing guys in the gym with unwanted attention, giving them unsolicited advice, …

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