Who is Generation X’s leading feminist?
Today in Evo-psych Gender essentialism…
Gender essentialism at its best.
A Minister for Men?
Yes, we’ve heard it before. Why is there a Minister for Women and not a Minister for Men? Why is there an International Women’s Day but not an International Men’s Day? Why do we need the Orange Prize and the… Read More ›
This is what you meant isn’t it?
.. when you said you want to wear white and be a princess for a day?
Greer, Steinem, Brownmiller et al: please challenge Naomi Wolf’s statements on rape and consent
Harriet J: “Dear Second and Third Wave Feminists With Publicly Recognizable Names …Please give us somebody else to point to when we are told that we can be raped in the ways Naomi Wolf has decreed are acceptable…Please do not let Naomi Wolf become the voice of what is rape, because rapists were listening when she spoke, and judges, and juries, and future victims who will spend their lives believing it was their fault, and they are always saying “yes” if they are not shouting “no.” “
Femmostroppo Reader – October 23, 2010
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Intersectionality and Privilege: Addressing the Squishy Bits
Not all questions have clear answers. Sometimes, there is no “right” answer. Sometimes, every “right” answer carries a little bit of wrong in it too. This is especially true when we take a feminist approach informed by intersectionality; a feminism… Read More ›
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Dear Internets: How to make Rape Jokes that won’t make Women hate You
For all those who feel that criticism of rape jokes is horrible censorship of your subversive point of view: it’s a fairly simple test, you shouldn’t even need to write it down, just reflect for a moment.
Oh please, give us some credit
Bettina Ardnt is trying to whip up a panic about our unmarried but partnered Prime Minister moving into the Lodge, after being elected, with her bloke. It could be a bad role model for young women she says. I say, complete crap,… Read More ›