Tag Archives: gender roles

Hair Snip #2

Ok ok, I know I mentioned last time that I was going to stop responding to people reacting to my hair/uniform and automatically assuming I am a man. I said I was going to stop correcting them…. But it happened again … Continue reading

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Skeptical of Victims: My Shame (3 of 3)

Disclaimer: please let me know if I use any strange jargon/slang that isn’t listed on the page and I will correct it. This is part three of a series. Read part one here. And here is part two. Ah finally. The last installment. Let … Continue reading

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Hair Snip

So I’ve decided to give “Hair” it’s own category as I’ll be in the military for the foreseeable future, and barring any new regulations my hair will stay just as short. Recently at work, OSSN Twilight and myself were lugging around some … Continue reading

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Engineering: A Whirlwind of Indoctrination

Disclaimer: this post contains a lot of Navy Lingo. If I talk about something I haven’t posted on the Jargon/Slang page, please, email me or ask in comments and I’ll add it there. Fellow blogger Leopard asked “how did the … Continue reading

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Theirstory: Summerville and Cloudy Skies

Disclaimer: Names, rates and ranks have been changed. I have a good friend/coworker, Summerville. A while ago she had told me this outrageous story of sexual harassment that occurred to her shortly after arriving at her first command. Summerville was … Continue reading

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Snip: Reason #811 Not to be “That Guy”

From the official That Guy website: That Guy is a multi-media campaign that uses online and offline communication with the goal of reducing excessive drinking among young servicemen. The campaign encourages young enlisted personnel to reject binge drinking because it … Continue reading

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Hair: not a definition of gender or self.

When I was a young child I boasted a luxurious mane of sun-kissed brown hair. Well, my mom boasted of it… and maintained it. She would sit me down in the morning and brush out my hair one hundred times, … Continue reading

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