Excellent post about the whole issue of “objectifying” Armitage from our brilliant prof’s POV. Take the time to read it, it’s worth it.

Me + Richard Armitage

This was my Tuesday. I picked this day to report on because I had no time to blog originally that day. Thus, it traces only the severe private harm I am doing to Richard Armitage by thinking about him, not the public harm I do to him by writing about him.

I’m pretty sure the public harm I do to Richard Armitage by writing about him every day is obvious to everyone already anyway. But if not, I’m turning the private harm into public harm by documenting this day.

Some of those claims were made ironically. Which ones?

So yeah. You’re not going to be convinced by this if you already think what I do is wrong. You could read it anyway, if you feel a sincere desire to understand what we dignity strippers think we might be doing as we go along blithely harming our hero.

But mainly, this…

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I'm an LA native--Lower Alabama, that is. My husband of more than 30 years and I live here on a portion of my family's former farm with two gorgeous calicos and a handsome GSD mix. My background is art education, and over the years I've been a teacher, department store photographer, sales associate and a journalist. My husband, his business partner and I have Pecan Ridge Productions, a video production company, for which I shoot & edit video and stills and manage marketing. I also still write part-time for the local paper. I love movies, music, art, photography and books, and my tastes in all of them are eclectic.

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  1. What gets me is that this “mental health professional” pontificating and judging, when in fact mental health professionals have just as many issues as anybody else and are just as fallible and biased in their views.

    • Exactly. Let’s not put people like this on a pedestal they don’t deserve to be on. Rumor has it this individual was hoping to go “viral” with her blog entry. Makes me question the purity of her motives in the first place.

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