Are You Athena, or Medusa? Self-Examination (It’s not what you think…)

What kind of women are we?

Medusa was a beautiful woman serving in Athena’s court.  Her beauty drew the unwanted attention of Poseidon who rapes her.  Medusa flees to Athena for help but jealous Athena punishes Medusa for a crime she did not commit to side with men.  Many women do not support other women.  What have women done to deserve such treatment? 

The Movie THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE, novel by Michel Faber, title from an 1847 poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson entitled “Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal“.

In the good 'ole days when we used Borax up the vagina. (Upside down on our backs!) The Protagonist throws herself down a staircase to abort in order to stop the master of the house from throwing her into streets to starve because he’s gotten her pregnant.  She breaks her ankle on the stairs but will need to lie on her back upside down to complete the abortion. In order to survive.

Why does the Religious Right strive to be holy? For God’s benefit or their own?

WHAT DO YOU THINK?  What kind of future do you want for your daughter?