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Everyday sexual assaults – one woman’s timeline

#MeToo - One woman's lifetime in everyday sexual assaults. There have been too many to count, so these are some that stuck in my mind. There's nothing special about me: all women suffer everyday sexual assaults, and many get it far worse. This isn't inevitable - men can be better; plenty of men are. I try to figure out why so many men are predators, and how women are trained to put up with it. (Medium-long read, with lots of pictures.)

Masculine and feminine: we’re all genderqueer

Each of us has our own character and talents. Our character, abilities and actions form our identity. In general, we find that some quirks - like a forceful attitude or delicate movements - come with one sex more than the other. But this is not a hard & fast rule: we all know people with 'other gender' qualities. And we each have some of those ourselves! It signifies nothing about being the wrong sex or gender. Every human's both masculine and feminine - and unique.