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By tigtog on December 18, 2012
Being a feminist is not a merit badge you pin to your sash one time or an achievement you unlock; it’s a journey outside the borders of ingrained belief and a process of self-correction.
By tigtog on December 4, 2012
[Evolutionary psychology hardly covers] the evolution of morality, the evolution of politics, of cuture, of the artistic sense, etc … There is instead an obsessive focus on gender roles.
By tigtog on November 18, 2012
Basically, they reckon all women suck, all the time.
By tigtog on October 3, 2012
We’ve written a lot about the problems with pinkwashing of cancer “awareness” in the past, but this is the hardest month of the year to match actions with ideals on this issue, because (a) the pink products are everywhere, and (b) it is at least a good reminder of a worthy cause to direct our donations towards, if only we can be sure that the money is being used effectively.
By tigtog on July 6, 2012
Transphobic court tosses out rape charge because defendant’s intent ‘was to rape a woman’
By tigtog on April 27, 2012
The footage showed the Duchess making happy faces at a baby and stroking ou’s head while ou was being held by the father, while the Duke was shown holding a baby and chatting with onlookers, yet the commentary was about how “Kate” was showing her natural motherly side. Which one of them was actually shown as being relaxed and comfortable holding a baby again?
By tigtog on December 20, 2011
for someone who prided himself on his wide-ranging interests, he had virtually no interest in women’s writing or women’s lives or perspectives
By tigtog on November 28, 2011
There’s been an uptick over the last few weeks in site visitors clicking on links to Anti-Feminist Bingo and Anti-Feminist Bingo #2 – since comments on those posts have been long closed, I invite you to comment here instead, should you feel so inclined.
By blue milk on November 8, 2011
Image description: a photograph of some stenciled graffiti art on a rendered brick wall. It shows two identical baby faces side by side…
By tigtog on April 19, 2011
*Career women enjoy doing household work
* Housework not a dirty word
* Majority of Working Women Like to Perform Household Tasks
* Working Aussie women refusing to share workload at home
* Some career women still enjoy doing household chores
By Jo Tamar on February 8, 2011
Two main “facts” in the headline. Two main “facts” completely and utterly wrong.
By tigtog on September 5, 2010
…unlike the man speaking (who of course is fully entitled to hold and change his individual preferences as an autonomous adult) and the men listening to him, a woman should apparently not ever have different preferences and priorities from other women, and certainly should not ever adjust her preferences and priorities at any time according to changes in knowledge and/or circumstances. And if she does…
By Helen on October 10, 2009
Is this becoming a pattern in Australian heterosexual behaviour, and criminal sentencing? 1. A dysfunctional couple have a child. The dad just decides he’ll opt out of the child care role. 2. The mum is such an abominable carer that the child dies. 3. The dad continues to live in the same house without lifting [...]