The Ideal Homeschool Girl

There’s a sick little article floating around the homeschool/ex-homeschool blogosphere right now.  It’s basically one college professor’s gross fetish fantasy about “homeschool girls” (meaning, his formerly homeschooled students who are actually presumably grown women).  He likes them so much because they’re so feminine (“just like a Jane Austen character,” he says repeatedly, leading me to…

Survivor, Victim, Resource, Object

Yesterday, @suey_park had an interesting discussion on Twitter about allowing those who have been raped to claim the title “victim” if they want to, which evolved into a really interesting discussion about the pros and cons of “survivor” or “victim” as a label. (So take that, “high-minded” academics & white mainstream feminists who think serious…