Tag Archives: Gender politics

Because you know what? That’s just bullshit.

Angie Varona was a 14 year old girl who took pictures of herself on the internet. Somehow, the pics were leaked and now she is a bit of an internet celebrity due to numerous people sharing images of herself for … 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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I never thought I’d say this…

r/mensrights has made me laugh. Generally, I look there, see the misogyny and, to a certain extent, misandry, and get angry and frustrated. NOT SO TODAY: “Women have  a lot of power over men… (cites study about moose).”  – Skobrin … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t go around saying “YOU ARE FAKE FEMINIST”

Because you are telling people in a personal freedom movement how to behave. You’re telling women that to be True Feminists, they must act in certain ways. That their pride in being women is enough to get them through. I … Continue reading

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