1. “Hidden” sexual violence in the media: or, this is one of the reasons it is so hard to get people to see rape as rape

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    October 15, 2014 by Kasey Weird

    [This piece was originally written for a online course I am taking at Coursera, “Understanding Violence” (hence the noted difference …
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  2. Brief thought: Choosing our battles

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    October 8, 2014 by Kasey Weird

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    I recently noticed, and then became annoyed at, the way the advice that people should choose their battles is used. …
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  3. Writing about abuse, thinking about abuse

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    October 1, 2014 by Kasey Weird

    [TW for abuse, especially gaslighting] There is this very weird thing that happens to me when I start trying to …
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  4. Misgendering as “just a mistake”

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    September 24, 2014 by Kasey Weird

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    I recently read this article about how intent is not the be-all and end-all of whether you hurt someone through …
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  5. In which I talk about my personal experiences of sexual coercion

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    September 17, 2014 by Kasey Weird

    This post has been a long time coming. When I started this blog, one of the main topics I had …
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  6. Appreciation!

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    September 12, 2014 by Kasey Weird

    Over the past few months, Valprehension’s been recognized by a couple of the chain-style blog appreciation/recognition/ultimately community-building awards that are …
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  7. Rethinking religious freedom

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    September 10, 2014 by Kasey Weird

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    I have a beef with “religious freedom”. And I put that in quotations marks for a reason, because I am …
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