Category Archives: Hollaback

Stop Internet Misogyny Week – Day 1

Today’s required reading: TigerBeatdown on #mencallmethings The good news? Because I hate online misogyny, I’m an “ALL-POWERFUL TOTALITARIAN OF THE SORT DESCRIBED BY GEORGE ORWELL” – pssht, as if you didn’t know that. Here at gynocrat central, we’re all about … Continue reading

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Laughing off the backlash

I’ve always been a fan of creative protesting.  My personal favorite came a few years ago when protesters effectively disrupted a KKK/Neo-Nazi march in downtown Knoxville. “White Power!” the Nazi’s angrily shouted once more, “White flowers?” the clowns cheers and … Continue reading

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Why I argue

BECAUSE I CAN. No, seriously.  That’s pretty much it. As a woman, there seems to be a great deal of pressure for me to be nice and sweet and not argumentative.    I happen to enjoy being argumentative. In part … Continue reading

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AW, YOU LIKE US.

Dearest R/MensRights, I feel we’ve gotten to know each other quite well over the past couple of days and I can address you as dearest.  This is a thank you letter.  Due to your overwhelming interest in our little blog, … Continue reading

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Women who kick serious ass – The Jocelyn Elders edition

“….[M]y thoughts about women’s health come from the values that I grew up with. Reproductive rights are just an extension of every other kind of justice and right there is.”  –Jocelyn Elders in an interview with The Root published on … Continue reading

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Hahahah Wait, what?

Now, I like to think of myself as someone who can take a joke, laugh at it, and tell it again to someone else. So when I saw this, I giggle and tittered at the first two sections of the … Continue reading

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Overheard

“Men will never acknowledge male privilege until women admit they have female privilege that’s just as important.”

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