• Rebecca Watson wrote a new post, Sexist Bigotry Makes People Dismiss Girls’ Pain, on the site Skepchick 1 year, 4 months ago

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    About once a month I have the dubious honor of feeling my uterus contract in an effort to rid itself of its lining because I have once again […]

    • Can we discuss how this doubly hurts black women? To the point where SERENA FUCKING WILLIAMS almost died in childbirth because her doctors didn’t believe her about her own body?
      To the point where black mothers have a tragic mortality rate during childbirth, and there was that study that black people are given fewer painkillers by EMTs

      • In fact, in the 19th century, there was a whole “they don’t feel pain” meme as part of the larger “racial differences in brains” memeplex. Yeah, it’s fucking horrible, so of course the 19th century had it.