‘Gal Pals’ is a term which is often seen to erase queerness in the mainstream media. From Calamity Jane and Katie Brown singing “never underestimate a woman’s touch” (1953) to the kiss between Betty and Veronica (or Beronica) in the TV series Riverdale (2017); many representations of queer female relationships have been buried under the guise of close, platonic, straight friendship.Read More
Fuck the culture of victim blaming in which we live.
Fuck that I thought there was a hierarchy of rape and mine just didn’t make the grade. Fuck thinking that because it wasn’t as awful as it could have been I didn’t have a right to be angry. Fuck thinking that his mum having no idea anything was wrong the next day when she dropped me at train station made it in any way okay. Fuck thinking that something has to be violent in order to be unwanted and forceful.