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The Kissing Sailor, or “The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture”

Here is a fantastic analysis on the more troubling aspects of the famous “soldier kissing nurse” photo on V-J Day.

An excerpt:

A few facts have come to light. Far from being a kiss between a loving couple, we learn that George and Greta were perfect strangers. We learn that George was drunk, and that Greta had no idea of his presence, until she was in his arms, with his lips on hers.

The articles even give us Greta’s own words:

“It wasn’t my choice to be kissed. The guy just came over and grabbed!”

“I did not see him approaching, and before I knew it, I was in this vice grip.” Continue reading

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Skynet Went Live and Its Name Is Carrie Bradshaw

Uh, so, this happened. WARNING: I recommend that you don’t read the original article on a full stomach. Or while holding a firearm or machete. Or if you have a history of depression. Continue reading

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