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"Never let your oppressor define you" [follow this link to find a short clip and analysis that explores how to talk about queer theory outside the classroom: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/06/queering-the-folk.html]

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Dr. Cat has dedicated her life’s work to examining the experience of women in a global culture of patriarchy, defined as “rule by the father.”  Her purpose has been to identify the means by which any oppressor dominates the oppressed & forces them to submit to his dictates.  Although her Theory of Oppression can be applied to all oppressed groups, it focuses primarily on the experience of women. Dr. Cat earned a B.A. in English with high honors from Princeton & an M.A. in English from…

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from What a Witch

On Whitesplaining, Mansplaining, And Why The Majority NEVER Gets To Tell Minorities What Is Offensive

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"Everyone has the right to refuse to conform to their sex roles, but males do not have the right to tell females what it means to be female — especially since males are members of the oppressor class in this male-supremacist system. Males have always exercised their power to define femalehood however they want, with no regard for the female perspective on femalehood. The memetic slogan, “trans women are women,” is just another manifestation of that. Males defining females is really nothing…

"Sometimes they bring out the ugly Things/ attitudes in me That I didn't even realize were still in there And once they are revealed I can turn them over to God And ask him to clean that ugliness up And make me someone he can look at, smile and say that's my girl! I'm thankful for people things and hardships In my life that keep me growing In my relationship with my heavenly father"

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My identity being in Christ says that you don’t get to define me by my car, my house or my clothes. #faithworks From the sermon, James (Part 10) - Oppressor / Laborer - http://vll.ge/1J67HMg

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"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor."

Allowing your oppressor to define your beauty and culture... Welcome 2 Amerikkk ( ugh ) and integration

So, males being excluded from rape. First off, who makes laws and enforces them in this country? A landslide majority of men. So for it to be systemic oppression, there needs to be an oppressed and oppressor. If men decide to implement and enforce a law against themselves, that's not oppression. Moreover, this law defines rape as "penetrating" rather than penetrating and or made to penetrate, correct? This view of sex is very archaic, and while it creates a very fucked up result for male…