In sequel to Five ways the internet has affected my gender identity, here are five things about my sexual orientation that I should’ve learnt in the classroom or from offline media, but didn’t. Thank God for the internet.
Die-hard internet enthusiasts would hail blogging and social media for empowering the feminist movement by “giving a voice to the voiceless”. Sceptics remind us, though, that the same set of online tools make misogyny easier than ever before.
I learnt some incredible things in high school Sex Ed.
One was that a woman’s hymen is structured like the seal on a Ricoffy tin: that once she has sex, her body is open for business and will never be the same again. (I remember the sneaking suspicion that once I “broke my seal”, my ovaries would somehow begin to grow stale).
What does Google glass + porn spell? It spells a Google glasses porn film. If you guessed that then you were right.
“___________ (Insert name of person) will you have this wo(man) to be your husband/wife; to live together in the covenant of marriage? Will you love him/her, comfort him/her, honor and keep him/her, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all others, be faithful to him/her as long as you both shall live?”