I didn’t create this Project for your spanktastic delight. And so I promptly delete your misogynistic, and often quite idiotic, comments. Yes, the photos are taken of the inside of vaginas (using a speculum, flashlight, and camera), but the intention is not to arouse you. Get over it.
I wasn’t shocked at the reaction I received from my t-shirt. I’m used to being told by society that I must regulate my body to fit the norm.
This guest post, The emergency of everyday life: What activists who care about the Russia Olympics should learn from sex workers, and why, was published on September 14 in A Paper Bird and is republished with permission from the author:
There was a time when “the Swedish model” meant either some girl who was dating Leonardo DiCaprio, or a literary anthology of IKEA assembly instructions.
Russia now is a story told in pictures, still and moving. Everybody knows about Putin’s anti-gay law, because it’s been at the top of the news, gay and straight, for two weeks running; and if you’ve been following this even slightly, you’ve seen images like these — of homophobes brutally abusing Russian queers.