That’s Technically Better, Yes.

Content Warning: Rape

So, there’s good news and there’s bad news.

The good news is that Pig Minds Brewing took to heart the various criticisms of one of their beer names. When they release their blueberry seasonal ale later this year, it will not be one that implicitly encourages rape. This is absolutely a step forward, and that truly is very good. The beer will not be “PD” any more but “Happi Daze.” You can see the much less rapey label below.

I don’t know if you guys know this, but I’m generally a pretty optimistic person. So while I didn’t expect that I’d ever have to write a post saying the previous label had changed, I sure as shit hoped I’d have to. I hoped the folks behind Pig Minds would, at some point, realize their label was problematic and change it.… Continue reading →

Time to Goddamn Learn

TW: Rape.

This is going to be short. I don’t have a lot of patience for this bullshit:

If you need a goddamn “panty dropper” to “get laid” then you are engaging in sexual assault.

Maybe you didn’t know this. Time to goddamn learn. No, it’s not ok if there’s also a “boxer/briefs dropper.” Sure, as a friend pointed out, then it’s equally targeting men and women, but it’s a motherfucking race to the bottom at that point. It’s some bullshit if “men as targets too” is the end result of working toward “equality.”

Just because he is/she is/they are drunk DOESN’T MEAN HE WANTS/SHE WANTS/THEY WANT TO FUCK.

And even if they seem to want to, doesn’t mean they always want to.… Continue reading →