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About feministsailor

Lots of shitty sexist things happen to me in the Navy! So I’d like to tell you about it. Also, I curse like a Sailor. Sorry if that offends you.

Engineering: My leadership? (1 of 3)

Disclaimer: Rates and names have been changed. The rank of the one named “Fitzgerald” is maintained as it pertains to my reporting. There’s a lead up to this post before I get to the meat and potatoes. Some time ago I received a … Continue reading

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Pentagon orders new steps to prevent sexual assault in the ranks

Guys! Hey! Something is happening! Some of the steps to be reviewed are: • Elevating disposition authority for the most serious sexual assault offenses; • Working with Congress to establish “special victims unit” capabilities in each of the services so … Continue reading

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All my medical benefits are covered except WHAT?

WHOA WHOA WHOA WHOA. Ok. I did not know about this. My entire life (my father was also military) I have been under military benefits, so all my healthcare has been free. I’ll admit, I’ve never really thought about much. … Continue reading

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Old news is still news!

Sorry all, I’m running a little heavy at work lately so I’m going to have to toss y’all a snippet. A little over a year ago a news article came out about how people reacted to the Navy facebook page … Continue reading

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New Body Armor for Females; why did this take so long?

One thing I’ve noticed throughout my life is that when a woman is portrayed in a video game, movie, or TV show as a ass kicking, name taking, no nonsense GRRL POWER heroine… is the way she is attired. My absolute hero … Continue reading

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Book Review: Caitlin Moran’s “How to be a Woman”

So I read a review some time ago about this book over at RottenBooks. After giving up on reading actual books from the library, I downloaded Caitlin Moran’s how to be a woman and quickly gobbled it up in a … Continue reading

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Submarine Commander Fakes Own Death To End Affair.

Read about it here! From the Article: “A Navy officer has been relieved of his duties as commander of a submarine following the discovery that he faked his own death in order to end an extramarital affair.” “Ward was dismissed … Continue reading

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