Tag Archives: gender egalitarianism

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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Social Justice Part Whatthefuckever: Seeing the Matrix

The kyriarchy is like the Matrix. (This was totally my metaphor first, and then Sinfest stole it and made it into a comic, and now hopefully it has been long enough that everyone forgot. Except, uh, I just mentioned Sinfest. … Continue reading

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Oh For Fuck’s Sake

From Sociological Images comes a report that is, apparently, not a joke: Australian IKEA opens a Manland to drop off men who don’t want to participate in shopping. My reaction is something like this:

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Holding on to the good: in praise of masculinity, femininity, and everything “normal”

As people interested in gender equality, we (justifiably!) spend a lot of time criticizing The Way Things Are. Which is great! Part of the way things are undeniably sucks, and could be better. However, in doing all this, we can … Continue reading

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Cocks Rock Part Four: Mysterious Genitals

“Women are so complicated! They have nipples and breasts that sometimes they like having sucked or played with and sometimes they don’t. The clitoris is just fucking impossible to locate. Some of them get off on PIV, but a lot of them … Continue reading

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Horrifying story about the rape of men

Trigger warning for wartime rape. The Guardian has a horrific story about the underreporting of rape in African wartime conflicts, in which it is endemic, and the complete lack of support for male survivors. It is for this reason that … Continue reading

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Awesome Post by Greta Christina over at Alternet

Alternet, an online leftist news source, has a new post by Greta Christina about male body image issues and the impossibility of reaching male ideals: If the world is telling you that if you work just a little bit harder, … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Today I come to praise fathers and, in particular, I come to praise my father. For ten years, my father woke up every morning at 4 AM so he could be at work by 5.  He gave up all chance … Continue reading

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Who Cares About Men’s Rights?

I do. I care about every boy that was ever called a fag or a pussy or a sissy for being emotional, or sensitive, or unathletic, or just not manly enough. I care about the boys who are afraid they’ll lose their … Continue reading

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