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Captain Awkward
Straight dudes writing me for online dating advice right now, here is some:
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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1. Read more books by women. Go to movies by & about women. Take in more art by women. Immerse yourself in women's creative work.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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Just do it. It will give you stuff to talk about on your dates.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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2. Women in the U.S. might be a little distracted right now (you may have heard about this?) so maybe take a break from dating RN?
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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3. If you voted for 💰💩, wear your ugly red hat proudly in your dating profile as a warning to women that you are a-ok with sexual assault.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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4. Have you called your Congressfolk today? What have you done lately to support women's rights? Maybe log out of MatchCupid and do that.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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5. Do something every day to advance the safety and human rights of women. Even if you don't get credit or recognition for it. Do it.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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6. There is still room for love and pleasure in this world, I swear, but "finding a girlfriend" maybe gotta go on the back burner for a bit!
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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7. Be a good brother/son/mentor/friend to the people in your life. Celebrate all the kinds of life you have.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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8. Pour some the love you want to give The Ladies out into your community, too. Be involved in the world.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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9. For real, women's reproductive rights are under serious threat (again)(still). You want to sleep with ladies? Make it safe for them!
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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11. If you are a straight dude who wants to have sex with women, be ALL about Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and protecting the ACA.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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I skipped 10, 🙊. My feelings about straight sexually-active men who are complacent about women's health go straight to 11.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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12. Doing this stuff won't get you issued a girlfriend, but if you are not actively doing stuff to advance women's rights? Stop, drop & roll
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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Why the hell would someone want to be your girlfriend if you don't care whether she can afford birth control or get healthcare?
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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I am serious about this. If you don't like the creative output or care about the health & safety of women, why do you want one in your life?
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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13. If you found your way to my website there is a strong chance there is a woman in your life yelling on her FB wall about ways to
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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...She's yelling and sharing scripts for calling Congress and 10 Actions in 100 Days, etc. Lonely? Bored? DO SOME OF THAT STUFF.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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14. Show up for women, not just the ones you want to bang. Send ripples of effort out to help change things for us.
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Captain Awkward 26 Jan 17
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(My primary FB teller is she's GREAT)
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