Random recommended reading

I was disappointed that this news hoax on Playboy giving a fuck about consent turned out to be .  But not surprised.  Mainly, major props to the FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture team for another damn fine job.

JK Rowling has written a fantastic post on the stigma around being a single parent.

This week’s brain cleanser:  some fine examples of the muscular masculine form.  Especially shirtless David Ramsey and Manu Bennett.  Nom fucking nom.

Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California, elected Cassidy Lynn Campbell as their homecoming queen.  Because they don’t give a fuck that she’s trans.  Fuck yeah.

ALL THE TRIGGER WARNINGS: male survivors of sexual assault quote the people who attacked them.  See also the previous article featuring women survivors.  A small thought experiment:  how many times do you find yourself trying to “figure out” the gender of the attacker in the mens’ article, versus the women’s?