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Why we oppose votes for men

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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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Stop Internet Misogyny Week

Like many other bloggers, I’ve decided to cover Stop Internet Misogyny Week. It’s a topic that needs more attention, and is a topic near and dear to my heart. Echidne has a great overview of some of the posts that … 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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Today in stereotypes that hurt everybody: “Men can’t control themselves.”

So, I was discussing with some of my venerable r/Shitredditsays Colleagues about men’s sexuality this morning. One of the things as a feminist I find so terribly frustrating is this constant mantra from many men about how men cannot control … Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Unless you’re involved in DV support and advocacy in some way, you might not know October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. You probably do know that it’s also breast cancer awareness month. If you go shopping, you won’t find stores … Continue reading

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