Monday, 18 September 2017
Monday, 11 September 2017
By: Epiphanie Bloom
Editor's Note: For further reading on the sexist treatment women receive from medical institutions, check out the following: How Sexism and Implicit Bias Hurt Girls and Women’s Health and How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously
Monday, 4 September 2017
(An abridged version of this piece was published in Cosmopolitan Magazine on Monday 4th of September, 2017.)
Discliamer: The views in this piece reflect the opinion of the author. Feminism is diverse and there are many differing opinions on this subject.
Q. There’s a common viewpoint that you can’t be a feminist and submissive as it goes against everything feminism is about. Can a person be a feminist and a submissive?
....I also once knew a successful judge who loved to be belittled and humiliated in bed by women, and to be told he was "insignificant", "inferior" and "nothing", because all day at work and in the community he was revered and respected, and thus the stark contrast appealed to him in the bedroom. Why? Because it's creates the ying and yang balance. It's a powerful and pleasurable outlet to express parts of yourself you cannot in other areas of your life.
*Everything detailed in this blog was discussed in the context of consensual behaviour. Consent is essential in all BDSM contexts.