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Forum: Discrimination Today, 16:19
Replies: 88
Views: 9,525
Posted By Quail
I think the political climate surrounding people...

I think the political climate surrounding people as they grow up undoubtedly influences their sexual preferences - so a transphobic society makes it easier for people to justify making blanket...
Forum: Discrimination Today, 12:22
Replies: 88
Views: 9,525
Posted By Quail
I'm not saying that anyone has to sleep with...

I'm not saying that anyone has to sleep with anyone else. But I really do question the mentality behind the idea that you could be totally attracted to a person in every way and then you find out...
Forum: Womens' Struggle Yesterday, 19:51
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
Depends on the martial art I think. Judo tends to...

Depends on the martial art I think. Judo tends to attract bro types though. It is pretty rough I guess and requires decent levels of strength and fitness, and it's a shame there are so few women who...
Forum: Womens' Struggle Yesterday, 16:14
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
Today I went to a different Judo club, and when I...

Today I went to a different Judo club, and when I was fighting with a really heavy guy, the instructor told him, "Remember it's a girl." Grr. It's not because of my gender that heavy people should be...
Forum: Discrimination Yesterday, 16:11
Replies: 88
Views: 9,525
Posted By Quail
I had an annoying conversation with someone on...

I had an annoying conversation with someone on Friday night on the topic "is it transphobic for lesbians not to want to date trans women". I think it is quite obviously transphobic to claim that...
Forum: Discrimination 22nd February 2015, 19:36
Replies: 88
Views: 9,525
Posted By Quail
Old couple in the pub glaring at me, my partner...

Old couple in the pub glaring at me, my partner and my son. "That's a nice family," my partner overheard one of them say. I forget sometimes that some people disapprove of queer people having kids.
Forum: Introductions 14th February 2015, 12:51
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Quail
Hi, welcome to Revleft :) Do you think that...

Hi, welcome to Revleft :)
Do you think that women and queer people can liberate ourselves within the confines of a capitalist society, or do you think we need something different?
Forum: Sports & Health 13th February 2015, 19:13
Replies: 180
Views: 15,719
Posted By Quail
My Judo workout last night was a bit crap. I...

My Judo workout last night was a bit crap. I think I've got a cold because I felt so weak and useless. My throws were all clumsy and lazy. My groundwork was pretty pathetic compared to usual because...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 13th February 2015, 17:31
Replies: 47
Views: 1,848
Posted By Quail
I never said it was engrossing to people because...

I never said it was engrossing to people because it started out as fan fiction. I said I was annoyed with the way people use that against it, as though "it started out as fan fiction" explains why...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 13th February 2015, 16:50
Replies: 47
Views: 1,848
Posted By Quail
I'm finding it a bit annoying the way that people...

I'm finding it a bit annoying the way that people are dismissing 50 shades as obviously terrible because it's twilight fan fiction, though admittedly the source material doesn't lend itself well to...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 12th February 2015, 11:15
Replies: 160
Views: 8,317
Posted By Quail
What's the purpose in having feminist ideas in...

What's the purpose in having feminist ideas in theory if you don't put them into practice? It's all well and good to agree with women's liberation, but if you're not actually doing anything about it...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th February 2015, 20:44
Replies: 160
Views: 8,317
Posted By Quail
I'm the feminist freedom of expression police,...

I'm the feminist freedom of expression police, and I'm giving you a verbal warning for this post.

1. Don't say that people can "go kill themselves" on this board.
2. If you want to use the word...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th February 2015, 18:29
Replies: 160
Views: 8,317
Posted By Quail
It's a communist board and since we can't have a...

It's a communist board and since we can't have a free and equal society which still oppresses people on the basis of gender, it is a feminist board. Whether or not the self-proclaimed communists who...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 8th February 2015, 01:57
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
Well, flavoured condoms maybe? TBH I've never met...

Well, flavoured condoms maybe? TBH I've never met a woman who's used a dental dam. Maybe that's bad.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 8th February 2015, 00:45
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
Cut up a condom and make a dental dam that way.

Cut up a condom and make a dental dam that way.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 7th February 2015, 16:14
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
It's not really "eww vagina" but the way that...

It's not really "eww vagina" but the way that women's genitals are being sold to me. I am attracted to lots of people with vaginas, but I find the gross, objectified way women are presented with a...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 5th February 2015, 22:59
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Quail
I don't know if it is always that simple, in that...

I don't know if it is always that simple, in that a lot of abusers can be very manipulative about the way that they talk the talk.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 5th February 2015, 10:23
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
I was going to write out a response to this, but...

I was going to write out a response to this, but then I think this post pretty much sums up my feelings:



I think having the symbolic flower there makes the message even more sleazy because...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 4th February 2015, 23:28
Replies: 219
Views: 16,190
Posted By Quail
Ugh, that's so disgusting. Perhaps the ads would...

Ugh, that's so disgusting. Perhaps the ads would benefit from a bit of spray paint (not that I would promote vandalism).
Forum: Mutual Aid & DIY 31st January 2015, 17:21
Replies: 0
Views: 1,473
Posted By Quail
Help a hunt sab

A friend of mine is in a bit of trouble, and I'd appreciate if you could share this gofundme (http://www.gofundme.com/l3v0v0) with anyone who might be able to help. Cheers.

"Hi,
I drive the...
Forum: Discrimination 30th January 2015, 10:30
Replies: 428
Poll: Who Are You?
Views: 24,276
Posted By Quail
Since the poll is a bit confusing and cluttered,...

Since the poll is a bit confusing and cluttered, I've made a new thread here (http://www.revleft.com/vb/do-you-identifyi-t192162/index.html).
Forum: Discrimination 30th January 2015, 10:22
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By Quail
How Do You Identify? (Who Are You? II)

I think the poll on the other thread (http://www.revleft.com/vb/youi-t170588/index.html) is a little bit of a mess and it's getting quite long, so perhaps it's time for a new one. Tick everything...
Forum: Politics 29th January 2015, 13:16
Replies: 208
Views: 6,613
Posted By Quail
... Generally that their ideas or actions are...

... Generally that their ideas or actions are sexist, homophobic, etc. It's usually quite obvious.

Also, in response to 870 earlier... Maybe you're just living on a different planet, but the...
Forum: Politics 28th January 2015, 14:05
Replies: 208
Views: 6,613
Posted By Quail
All I can say to the above, really, is why do the...

All I can say to the above, really, is why do the straight/cis men of the anarchist and communist movement consistently have shitty gender politics, while the queer people and the women don't? What...
Forum: Politics 28th January 2015, 12:36
Replies: 208
Views: 6,613
Posted By Quail
If you take two people in a similar situation in...

If you take two people in a similar situation in the world, one who is straight/cis and the other who is queer, chances are the queer person has a much better understanding of the dynamics of...
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