I really need this as a stand-alone on my dash right now, because that last part gets erased completely 99% of the time.
There’s a reason why “I have a boyfriend” deters unwanted male attention and “I have a girlfriend” doesn’t. There’s a reason why we’re always told “you just haven’t found the right guy yet,” “it’s just a phase,” or asked who hurt us to make us this way. There’s a reason our female-attraction is painted as childish, experimental, titillating. There’s a reason why the media never gives us happy endings.
Twenty-four years ago today, December 6, 1989, Marc Lépine murdered fourteen women and wounded ten women. He entered École Polytechnique de Montréal with a Ruger Mini-14 and a hunting knife for the purpose of “fighting feminism” by murdering the female engineering students there. He began his…