Category Archives: Sex/ gender/ sexuality issues

The term “Europe”

This word has had a very interesting history. Now it has a more or less concrete definition, complete with boundaries, maps and dictionaries to back it up. But it wasn’t always this way. Even today there’s no physical boundary between it and Asia. Consider this quote from Wikipedia (bolding mine):

“Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia. Europe is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The eastern boundary with Asia is a historical and cultural construct, as there is no clear physical and geographical separation between them; Europe is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways of the Turkish Straits.[4] Yet the non-oceanic borders of Europe—a concept dating back to classical antiquity—are arbitrary. The primarily physiographic term “continent” as applied to Europe also incorporates cultural and political elements whose discontinuities are not always reflected by the continent’s current overland boundaries.”

– Taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe, 4th May 2017

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Ugandan man faces deportation after ‘failing to prove he’s gay’

(reposted from https://uk.yahoo.com/news/ugandan-man-faces-deportation-failing-183748159.html. English govt is going batshit mad – again)

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Some notes on how I use common terms 7

Hopefully it’s clear by now but I’ll repeat it anyway. All terms are according to how I personally understand and would ideally use them, which may or may not agree with the dictionary definitions or common usage. 

Maangamizi: synonymous with TAST & Maafa but emphasising the intention of destruction. A Swahili word meaning destruction/ downfall/ ruin/ annihilation/ havoc, and seems to be the current preferred term in England. I discovered that from a reparations march I recently attended.

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Patriarchy: for once I’m going to be even stricter than the common usage. The etymological definition of patriarchy isn’t rule of men. It means rule of fathers. This explains why men often think it’s their right/ duty to tell others what’s “best” for them – and “discipline” them when they “misbehave”, and why many think of societies like a “gaggle of unruly children” in need of vigilant attentive “guidance”. From experience, the latter is pretty prevalent in Muslim men – whether they have children or not.

For the common usage it would be more accurate to say andrarchy, phallocracy, androcracy or androcentrism. But in practice they’re often interchangeable anyway because most men in authority are fathers.

(I’m working on a post which finally gives an explanation of the origins of patriarchy/ andrarchy!)

 

Matriarchy: as with patriarchy I will elucidate that the etymological definition isn’t rule of women but rule of mothers. Funnily, in many/ most ancient societies this is how female authority was practiced (when it was practiced). This didn’t necessarily mean good treatment for all women, exactly as patriarchy doesn’t necessarily translate into good treatment for all men. For the current usage of rule of women in general, more accurate terms would be gynarchy, gynocentrism, gynocracy or gynaecocracy.

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And she doesn’t have to look like this to be an evil b…

 

Euro-Samerican: FINALLY I’ve come up with a more accurate synonym for Latino/ Hispanic! It means South American nationals of (predominantly or exclusively) ‘white’ European ancestry and phenotype. Obviously that ancestry would be Spanish/ Portuguese for most, but there is a big community of Germans in northern Brazil so they’re included.

 

Afro-Samerican: this would obviously be those nationals of South American countries with predominantly or exclusively ‘black’ African ancestry and phenotype. They’re  making themselves increasingly prominent in the international eye but still the minority numerically in their countries. And still treated like shit compared to Euro-Samericans, despite the fact that most Samericans are mixed.

 

Australian: I’m using it according to its original definition, referring to these people

 

Euro-Namerican: this is an update on  the term Euro-American. After reading up on  the plight of native Americans (including the theft of their identities), I realised I was guilty of using the word America to mean USA, similar to how people say Britain or UK when they actually mean England. America actually includes Canada, Mexico, central America & Caribbean, and south America as well as USA. Therefore it’s only right to distinguish between them.

 

Gypsy: (to be covered in a later post)

 

More to come later!

 

 

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Man Twerked On At Gas Station Says He Feared For His Safety, Has Faced Backlash

November 11, 2015

Fox 5

In an interview with a Fox affiliate in D.C., the man who was twerked on and groped while paying for gas at a Shell station spoke out for the first time. But he is keeping his identity a secret because not only is he a teacher but also because he said he has received backlash for calling the police on the two women.

In case you missed the story yesterday, the man said he was getting gas when he was approached and sexually assaulted by two women in heels and tight dresses. One woman can be seen backing up to twerk on him as he waits in line while another reaches for his lower half, gunning for his penis (or his wallet). The man said that during the attack he asked the cashier at the station to do or say something, but all the man could say was “What do you want me to do?” The victim told his friend whom he was talking to on the phone during the attack to call the police since the attendant didn’t try to.

“You don’t know who these people are. I was afraid of my safety. Like I said, I thought they were either transvestites, or women, or men dressed like women.”

He was also afraid because there were men outside whom the victim believed told the women to go after him. The ladies asked for him to go with them to an unidentified place.

“I thought they would have a pimp who was pushing them to be prostitutes who could have been outside with one of the gentlemen that were out there watching and witnessing, could have been with guns to come and shoot me. I did not want to be shot that day.”

When the victim was able to get away from all the groping of his chest, crotch, and butt, he said that the women flashed him as he pumped his gas and continued to follow him to his car as police were called.

The victim said that he was upset by the criticism he received online for calling the police and said that had the tables been turned and he treated a woman in the same manner, he would be in someone’s jail cell right now.

“If I had done that I would have been arrested and thrown to the ground. Probably 20 years in prison. No out. Women, these being women, I’m thinking they were not women. I’m thinking they were men dressed as women because they had strength like men. They didn’t have strength like the average woman. It is a double standard.”

As for those two women, one of them was apprehended yesterday. Las Vegas resident Ayanna Marie Knight, 22, has been charged with third-degree sex abuse. Her partner in twerking crime has not been caught as of yet.