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By Mindy on August 10, 2012
Can holding a door open be sexist?
By tigtog on August 7, 2012
Please share anything that has recently surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you: the world needs more unicorn chasers.
By tigtog on June 23, 2012
Another comment nugget of awesome found in YATOD, this one in the Penny Arcade forums, on a thread discussing sexism/misogyny in the wake of the hatefest directed against Anita Sarkeesian’s Kickstarter on Tropes vs Women in gaming.
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By tigtog on May 14, 2012
Annie Urban looks at how it’s so easy for the MSM to misuse the concepts underpinning attachment parenting to
“throw some fuel on the mommy wars”, and how motherhood is not a competition.
By tigtog on April 12, 2012
White Americans are just as likely to be killed by other whites as Black Americans are likely to be killed by other blacks. In fact, all races in the USA share similar ratios. As the largest racial group, whites commit the majority of crimes in America. In particular, whites are responsible for the vast majority of violent crimes.
By blue milk on March 12, 2012
Bob Katter’s Australia Party are running a homophobic television advertisement to try and convince Queenslanders to vote for them instead of the alternative conservative political party, the Liberal National Party (LNP) in the forthcoming state election.
By Chally on January 2, 2012
So here’s some unnecessary and unkind rubbish in a new ad from Libra, a company selling tampons, pads and liners in New Zealand and Australia. Poking fun at trans women is very much not how to get the tampon-buying public on your side.
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
Aboriginal and Islander men, so readily demonised in Australia, held a march last Saturday in Melbourne in the name of reclaiming, respecting and protecting themselves and their communities.
By tigtog on November 4, 2011
There are ordinary guys and there are Slavering Beasts. And they are very, very easy to tell apart.
By tigtog on September 6, 2011
None of the various proposals to ameliorate these well-documented patterns of hostility and condescension online address the basic disconnect that is rooted in persistent gender stereotypes: that what many women see as being fundamentally political issues are simply not acknowledged as part of “politics” by the mainstream – they’re supposedly just personal problems.
By blue milk on August 21, 2011
Hey, wanna get all ‘1970’s Germain Greer’ feminism and analyse female genital art together? Oh, don’t be such a kill-joy, yes you do. This is an interesting art piece. The sculptor, Jamie McCartney has created a piece called The Great Wall of Vagina, involving 400 casts of vulvas. McCartney says he was motivated in part […]
By blue milk on August 17, 2011
Image credit. (Some Not Suitable For Work links included in this post). Not long after her baby was born, Madison Young, an adult actor – also an artist, film director, gallery director, and activist – put on an art show titled Becoming MILF at Femina Potens, a gallery she owns specialising in queer, trans and […]