Tag Archives: feminism

Mansplaining and MS Paint

Today, with the help of a bunch of stick figures, I am going to talk about mansplaining! I have no doubt that, no matter how carefully I phrase the stuff in here, the comments are going to be a shithole. … Continue reading

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The New York Times Is Made Of Fail

I have been sitting on this for a couple days and attempting to find some way to relate it to The Dudez, but I simply can’t. Nevertheless, it is so idiotic I feel the need to share it with everyone, so … Continue reading

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Social Justice Part Fish: Gender Egalitarianism

Every oppression, like an unhappy family, is oppressive in its own way. Each is a unique snowflake of kyriarchal crap. One of the ways that gender is unique, as an axis of oppression, is that it is one of the … Continue reading

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Scenes from Ozy’s Bookshelf

I have decided to talk about some of my favorite books about men and masculinity, the books that have shaped my viewpoints on what it is to be a masculist.

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Memo To The Feminist Movement

Dear Feminist Movement, When you discuss male privilege, stop saying “men are overwhelmingly less likely to be raped,” “men don’t have to deal with disbelief of their rapes” or, God forbid, “men can’t be raped.” The largest study of the … Continue reading

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Femmephobia: Two Misconceptions

Mod Note: If you want to go argue about trans people and cissexism, argue on this thread. I have recently been doing a lot of posts about femmephobia, i.e., the cultural fear, hatred and devaluation of femininity (i.e. weakness, vulnerability … Continue reading

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Things That are Not the Same

Inspired, a month and a half on, by other posts by my co-conspirators on language usage, I’ve been thinking about how we in the movement(s) so often talk past each other, without always immediately realizing it. We use the same … Continue reading

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Media Gender Roles: WTF?

There’s an interesting disconnect in perceptions of how men are presented on TV. Feminists look at TV and see that the heroes and most of the other characters are overwhelmingly men, and say “That’s misogynist!” Sensitive men look at TV … Continue reading

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How dare you make time for your children, Mr Deputy Prime Minister!

Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrat party and deputy Prime Minister for Great Britain, was in the news today because he is apparently “killing himself” trying to balance the stress of working such a demanding job with being a … Continue reading

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Pink is the colour

I loved, loved, LOVED Ozy’s post on Pink Nail Polish a while back (well, a while in Internet years, anyway) — so much, in fact, that it got me thinking about just how politicalized the colour has become.

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