This is really NORMAL. Except we never see it-so it is terrifying and uncomfortable when it happens. (Mostly because people would laugh or be unkind)
I own a sex shop. Once a woman bled on our chair during an interview. She was horrified and felt ashamed because it was in some way unprofessional. We weren’t bothered. We said ‘what better place to work on being ok with your body than at a feminist sex shop?’ Bleeding is normal and dealing with it is one of the most pervasive ways women are complicit in their silence.
Some men bleed too. How would you react to that? For many men who are Trans the act of bleeding is a security threat.
Fuck off with your lolz.
Reblogging again for above commentary ^^^^^
So happy that the above commentor included trans* men.
I have to pair this with a couture gown I just saw…
“These posters, produced by the Medical Training Replacement Center at Camp Barkeley near Abilene, Texas, were meant to teach soldiers about to enter World War II to recognize and treat the effects of chemical weapons…”
Back in the fall, we had a class project on chemical and biological warfare agents and I was late, so my partner, who is not a native English speaker, split up the project based on ‘well, here’s the things I’ve never heard of.’ They were all WWI era gas weapons, so I am all up on my Lewisite and Phosgene.
Bonus fact: WWI is the only one I really know my history of, because everyone has a favorite war and WWI led to the best post-war art. FACT.
“ American Jason Roher has recently won a game design competition after creating a board game that no one is likely to play anytime in the near future, if ever. Called A Game for Someone, Roher’s game was made from titanium, to stand the test of time, and buried somewhere in the Nevada Desert, where it will probably be discovered by an advanced civilization, or zombies, thousands of years from now…”