Sticks, Stones, and Breaking Blogger Bones

Since I began blogging last March, I have received varied responses regarding my posts. While most agree with what I have to say about feminism and the way women and young girls are overtly sexualized, thus diminishing their power in society, some people, men and women alike, either dismiss or vehemently disagree with my assertions. I don't mind being challenged; this is how discourse begins, but all discourse should be respected, just as all view points should be regarded.Since blogging, I have received very interesting comments by those who disagree with me. But it's not just me -- I have seen it on other blogs, and it boggles my mind that so many people like to leave their marks of disdain upon someone else's page. Disagree, challenge, argue -- but be respectful....more

Christy, one of the disadvantages of blogging opinionated pieces is cyber-bullying. People feel ...more