Posts Tagged ‘International Women’s Day’

Born to do this

 

I know this sounds crazy.. but I am so passionate about women’s rights and issues that every night I dream about it. In my dreams I contact a higher power, we sit in a class room, office setting. We go over how women’s bodies are dismantled into parts; that we are judged by each individual part of our bodies..and how we do this to ourselves.. how we therefore give into our own objectification. In my dreams this higher power tells me why I cannot access the press.. the media.. the reason is that they want to keep women chained down and trapped in this way of objectifying themselves because they make money.. industry makes money off the objectification of women.

In my dreams, I dream of Joan of Arc.. she tells me how even back in her day she was used by the patriarchy to win battles..favors for her King.. she followed their rules and stayed a virgin.. yet still by keeping her alive and giving her credit were it was due; they knew it would empower women.. they couldn’t allow that..because entire religions and Government platforms are built on the body parts of women. So she was murdered by her own people for wearing pants. I dream of Marilyn Monroe.. she tells me in my dreams how she was groomed to sell women’s sexuality back to them. How she was used by a male industry ..never paid her worth, never given credit for how brilliant she actually was. The fullness of Marilyn wasn’t ever honored..instead she was treated like a prostitute .. she was pimped by the industry and by the Government of her time.. the fullness of her beauty .. her inner beauty not allowed to shine.. least it should truly empower other women..

These are but a few women that I dream of.. But these women are seeped into my subconscious and into the subconsciousness of all women.. and other women like them.. we are taught this pattern. We are taught that the fullness of our beauty.. our hearts and souls are not as important as our body parts.. we are chopped and butchered by society into ( Lips, hips and tits ) we are taught that smart women intimidate men..and men are taught that smart women intimidate them.. we are taught to dumb ourselves down least we should be seen as less attractive, should she be just as ambitious as a man, least she should lead like a man .. Like Joan of Arc did.. then she was murdered for daring to do an even better job, that the men of her time could not do.. because she wore the archetype of the female warrior like she was born to do it..she owned her own soul! And we see that when Marilyn demanded her worth and spoke out with her own true voice about being denied her own rights to her worth.. that she supposedly committed suicide at the prime of her life?

Even to this day I am reading in the papers how women are vilified for asking their worth..to this day a woman’s sexual worth is based on her virginity or purity.. while a man’s worth isn’t ever based on his sexual history.. but by the lack of it.. the double standards hold us all prisoner.. we look at how the church has put chains around our sexual organs.. how guilt and shame turned into a magic money machine; yet this machine is also used by the media to pit women and men against each other.. teaching men through music and art that they are entitled to just take from women what they want..entitled to make more money.. to just go and grab at and for what they need..be it a woman or a raise.. be it opportunity or date rape..because he has been taught entitlement and she has been taught to shut up.. look pretty, to know her place is were the male power dictates it to be.. least she should be punished .. become unattractive from the inside out ” You have such a pretty face, it’s too bad your such bossy bitch ”

So will I ever be given a media voice or a platform  to speak on this ..so that people can become educated to the dysfunctional patterns in our society? Not if the patriarchy can help it.. they want to keep women down..it’s the unpaid women’s work that is the needle and thread that secretly holds a male power based society together and makes them rich.. Men make the money..they invest the money were they see fit.. like in male sports, like hockey and soccer .. they don’t put male money into female sports..and they put their money into male power based adverts..that keep the patterns going..that keep opportunity and power in male hands.. but meanwhile a woman is cooking, sewing, sweating and toiling doing traditional manly chores, working in a traditional male based business or trade.. making less money.. not getting the promotion because she has a womb ..

They want to keep this message unheard and silent.. like they want to keep all women unheard .. silent in their ( Place )

Why is feminism becoming the F-word?

First off.. happy birthday to Gloria Steinem.. she is an Aries just like me.. it’s interesting that I a writing this post on her birthday.

 

Definition of feminism
noun

 

1.

the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men.
2.

(sometimes initial capital letter) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women.
3.

feminine character.
As you can see the definition is pretty simple. But for some reason I am finding a new definition of feminist online.. and it is a bitter, man hating, ball breaking bitch. It seems that women seeking equality are branded as wanting to destroy men or take away the rights and freedoms of men by gaining equality. I suspect the reason that feminism and feminist are being labeled as the new F-word is based on fear. All bigotry is based on fear. It seems men who label feminist as ball breaking bitches fear that giving women the same earning power and sexual freedoms would make them less as men.  One can reason that they glean their manhood by the control of women. It seems that in order for true equality to take up root and grow,  men need a different definition of manhood. That definition would change from being commander and chief of his woman .. family or community towards building true partnership and community by the equal sharing of responsibilities.  If a man defines his masculinity by violence, brutality.. being unemotional and in control of everything and everyone around him.. he will see a woman seeking equality as a subordinate seeking to undermine his manhood. A man who defines himself through control and power over others as being a man.. will see a feminist as a threat and then punish her and demean her to get back said control. I think that is why many women fear stating or standing as feminist…because they fear the punishments inflicted on them my macho alpha males.. I know this for fact.. So many women will bash feminism and feminist to gain male approval and protection from this punishment.
Feminist are also bigoted by how they are perceived to look..I have been told that I am too feminine or pretty to be a feminist..I have had both men and women inform me of this. I have been told feminist dress like men, where no makeup… look like butches and are lesbians. The stereotyping is insane!
Many people don’t realize that men can also be feminist..and not be overly feminine in appearance. Any man that stands for, believes in and seeks out justice and equality for women is a feminist.
Feminist want control over their own minds and bodies.. just the same as men. We want access to safe abortions and birth control. We don’t want to be slut shamed for our sexual history, we don’t want to be judged as sluts for dressing sensual.. our bodies, our choices.. just the same as men.
It’s really simple stuff actually.. we are tired of religious dogma trapping our wombs and bodies with the outdated concepts of the world’s virtue and purity being placed on our sexuality..we are sick of our sex and sex lives, or virginity..or lack of it..being used to place worth upon us.
We are really sick and tired of entire industries holding us captive by using.. and over sexing or bodies to sell product..industries that are run by macho men .. telling us what to look like and how to present our sex to them to please them and not ourselves.. we are tired of being owned by our husbands.. by industry and religions. We want to make equal pay and have equal say so that we are not bound to abusive men by  the necessities of financial survival.
If you are a woman and you want to see these things happen in your life time.. if you are a man and you want to see these things happen in your life time.. if you are a person who wants to see equality in your lifetime for yourself and for future generations.. you are a feminist… you are not a bad word..
You are a decent human being.

When Facebook asked me for Gov ID (NO)!

I was blocked off Facebook for the entire month of February.. for reasons unknown to me and not given by them ( someone reported me for something I guess ) then after I was allowed back on to participate in the Facebook world I had an image reported by someone ( ??? ) I was then blocked for 3 days.. I was on for 24hrs when someone ( ??? ) reported an image of my book to Facebook.. a cellphone pic of me in my book as Athena.. { Yes it was a topless pic..but a pic of a pic ) anyway I was informed by Facebook that I have been blocked for another 7 days..then as I followed the prompts I was told that Facebook needed a scanned picture of my Gov ID.. WTF??????????????????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mark Zuckerberg you have gone crazy! Facebook isn’t a country.. I am not traveling to Facebook land.. you are a fucking networking site! Mark you are not a dictator you are a dickhead! I went and I Googled Mark and his insatiable need for others personal information; it turns out that Mark has lied about keeping past personal info of his users private.. as he then takes our info places it in databases and sells it ..so what next Mark? Are you going to sell our info to the Governments of our countries so they can have a good look in our underwear drawers? Facebook has no right to ask for this very personal info.. just so we can have the privilege of using Facebook.. my answer is NO! Take your entitlement and shove it Mark!

It not easy for me to say ( delete my account ) I have 7 years of my personal life on my Facebook account.. I have pictures of the last 7 years, of my children and myself..a record of 7 years of my life..but it isn’t worth giving up my personal freedoms to Mark Zuckerberg and his now Facebook Cult.. it’s the principle..it’s about principle of personal freedom.. your not selling me back to myself.. your not pimping me and my kids to Government Agencies or advertising agencies..fuck you! I also learned that if I give Facebook my Government ID they will change the info on my Facebook account to my legal married name..this puts me and my children in danger; because the topic of my book is about women’s sexuality.. that puts us in the line of fire for perverts and creepers.. just like the drag queens that took Facebook to court..for wanting to delete their page if they didn’t give their real names and identification .. it put them in the line of fire of gay bashing.. but I cannot afford a lawyer to fight for me in court..so delete my account.

It seems to me that Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg is counting on the fact that Facebook users will give up their personal ID to keep their accounts and the record of their lives.. There is this post going around Facebook about leaving your Facebook account to family members after you die ( its brainwashing ) it’s brainwashing because it makes people think that their Facebook accounts are more important then they are..so when they ask you for your personal info you will give it up in a panic..it’s bullshit brainwashing! Even Facebook asking for your personal phone number to secure your account is bullshit. It’s all bullshit..they say they want your real info to stop online trolls from bullying..to hold people accountable..but I haven’t experienced that at all..it doesn’t matter if people are using their real ID or image they still harass, report bullshit on you and send you dick pics.. nope Facebook wants your real identification for themselves..they are making money on us..selling us back to us.. by giving our info to media that will use it to profile the public..as to what we will want and buy.. and we get nothing out of it..but further brainwashing and harassed by Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg by being controlled, censored and dictated to. I have been punished by Facebook over and over again for being a feminist, for promoting healthy sexuality, women’s rights and issues.. Facebook is sexist and homophobic.. Facebook needs policing my the Human Rights laws.. Mark Zuckerberg has gotten to big on himself ( tripping) .. it happens over an over again throughout history.. when a dictator pushes people to the edge they push back.. Mark needs an ego check.. I am done with you Mark Zuckerberg.. your like an abusive boyfriend that I am breaking up with..setting healthy boundaries down.. we are done..get yourself some help.

My life was fine before Facebook..I believe my life will be better without it. I have been harassed and bullied by Facebook and by Facebook users. I have done some experimenting myself to see if using Facebook has made a difference to the traffic on my other online media..like my website, or YouTube vids.. it has been marginal at best.. not that big of a difference..what I have found is that Facebook has been nothing but a pain in the ass.. people making stupid comments to argue for the sake of nothing more than to argue..it hasn’t done anything much more than to annoy me.. The Faebook groups lead to pretty much the samething..and I have found that I cannot share my link or things about my book to News media and I just ignored by celebs..so fuck it..what is the point?

Then there is the fact that Mark Zuckerberg gets rich off my info and my work and our info and your work on Facebook while giving nothing back but an invasion of privacy.. and that is why I started up on this new network that gives back    https://www.tsu.co/GracieAckerman

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What is truly ironic is that today is International Women’s Day.. and I was reported on by someone ( ??? ) because of the image from my book that is about women’s equality and right to sexual expression..

Really stupid Facebook ( Mark Zuckerberg )

 

 

Censorship

Define your own beauty.. I have always believed that a woman should define her own vision of herself.. a beautiful woman is a woman who has the courage to stand her ground and be present in her own skin.. fuck society.. fuck it all.. don’t let anyone present to you the perfect personification of femininity.. because perfect is plastic.. Be healthy, raw, sensual, deep, authentic, unique and real.. Nurture and love your body.. nurture your soul, mind and emotions.. Don’t fear the depths of your sex and soul.. Touch your own body with love, sensuality and kindness.. explore the depths of your own being.. become one with the Earth Mother.. The most vibrant woman..the most alive woman.. is the most imperfect woman..who has been broken again and again.. but she takes those broken pieces to continually remake herself.. The most broken and imperfect are the most magical.. A Goddess is raw www.sexassacred.com

I was reported on by some troll again .. I keep my Facebook wall open to promote my book ( The Goddess an Expression of the Divine Feminine ) so anyone can troll it.. seems many religious fundamentalist love to report me.. it’s fucking crazy that it’s the year 2015 but women’s sexuality is still subject to abused and bigotry.. that’s why I wrote my book in the first place.

As you can see this photography is art.. it’s isn’t pornography.. it just verges on erotic..  so if your looking through a perverted lens natural nudity can be labeled as porn.. but who has the problem? We could label a babies nudity as porn.. if one was perverted enough.. going by the child brides in the Middle East and in other parts of the world I would say the world is full of pervs..

That is the issue with fundamentalist.. they pervert sexuality from normal and healthy.. from our natural biology to dirty and sinful.. that is why arts are censored .. that is why we don’t actually have freedom.. as women we don’t have the freedom to own our bodies as we are labeled by outdated, prejudiced beliefs that say a woman’s sexuality is sinful..her body dirty and so it needs to be controlled and owned..her sexuality sold back to her through this perverted perspective.. our sexuality is so damaged .. society is so damaged on so many levels.. because if the base of a structure is weak.. everything about that structure is damaged..

Seriously it’s time we matured so that we can heal the damage and strengthen the core of humanity..

If fundamentalist and conservatives don’t like my Facebook.. stop looking at my Facebook.. block me.. bury your heads in the sand and de-evolve without dragging the rest of us back to the 1800s.

My profile picture was reported as well.. it stayed up because clearly I am not totally naked ( gawd forbid )..but I have been blocked from posting for 3 days

 

When Terrorist Win

 

I had a really creep night last night. I had a male religious fanatic join my Facebook and make comments about women’s sexuality. Basically he believed in the bible at a very fundamental level. He believed that women’s sexuality and the women’s movement was the Anti-Christ..and therefore I was the Anti-Christ. He believed that sex outside of marriage was the cause of all the loose morality in society today..and that women were responsible for that because, they were not following the world of God by seeing or believing that they are subservient to men, because God created them to serve men. Because he was from my local area; my red warning flags flew high. Because his beliefs were and are so intense.. and because they dehumanized me and other women who stood for equality.. I believed he was capable of harming me so I called the local police. I was glad to have gotten a female officer; as it stood to reason she would be more understanding.

But I found some of her responses to be disturbing as well. She thought that because I was writing about women’s sexuality, and because my profile pic and other pics were sexy..that I was attracting the wrong attention. She also thought I was putting my children in danger by having their pictures up on my Facebook. I do understand why she came to these conclusions. But I don’t think a woman is responsible for attracting an abusive man by being too sexy or sexual.. I think an abuser is attracted to what an abuser is attracted to.. this man was attempting to terrorize me by placing the blame of his actions on me by a form of social and religious entitlement. The female officer was unaware of how women are brainwashed..and men are brainwashed into rape culture thinking. I informed her as politely and as factually as I could that I am not responsible for his actions.. that being sexy or sensual doesn’t make me a bad mother..nor is it my fault that any man or person should think they have a right to abuse me or my children for practicing my rights and living within my rights. You see women are harassed by weirdos like this simply for walking down the street.. I have been my entire life..and I know many other women that have as well.. as a woman you can stay home..stay locked in and still be raped, or molested. You can be raped by your father, brother, grandfather, priest, family friends.. etc. etc. So playing small or over protecting will not keep a woman or child safe from sexual abusers.. in fact the abusers win by taking away your freedom by scaring the shit out of you.. That is the way it is for all terrorist .. for all fundamentalist that believe you have to behave within their rules of conduct to be kept safe from their bigotry or hatred.. that hatred is really a deep seeded hatred for themselves and it is stemmed by their own fears.. the fear of death and what is or isn’t past death’s doors.. so they use control of others to attempt to control what they don’t have any control over..

The point is playing small to any form of bullying or abusive actions or to the people committing them.. only serves to promote the abuse and to create more abusers..as the pay off is the control.

The only way to step out of the mental and emotional prisons is to live freely in spite of them..

One thing is for certain.. there are some seriously messed up, crazy people in the world.. some of them very mentally ill who do have influence and power.. who can and will oppose you; but life is risky, not a single one of us is getting out of this alive; we have to be wise to these creeps ( that’s why I called the police to scare the shit out of him ) but we also have to balance being defensive but not overly protective.. Terrorist win by mind control..they manipulate emotions by causing us to fear for our lives..but most of it is smoke and mirrors; mixed with some reality.. but if I was to hide away I wouldn’t be living anyway..

That’s why there are walks for women like ” Take back the night”  we have a right to take back our freedom from terrorist.

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