Tag Archives: Anti-Feminism

New Favorite Comic: Manfeels Park

TweetThe brilliant new comic Manfeels Park, created by two women based in Scotland, pairs scenes from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with actual anti-feminist, mansplaining comments on the interwebs. As Sarah Seltzer notes at Salon, in a good encapsulation of the feminist response to sexist trolls, most of the comics involve Lizzy Bennet rolling her eyes at the [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Confused Cats Against Feminism

TweetDepressed, disturbed, almost-but-not-quite-amused by the “Women Against Feminism” phenomenon and Tumblr? There’s an antidote for that: Confused Cats against Feminism. Like many of the women featured on the Women Against Feminism Tumblr, these cats don’t seem to really get what feminism is. Here are some great ones. Upload your own images. I would. But I [...]
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The one where I need help understanding why MRAs don’t become feminists

Tweet I have to confess that I’ve never paid much attention to “Men’s Rights Activists.” By “not much” I mean “none at all and why would I do that to myself.” Even before I identified as a feminist, the whole concept of an MRA seemed silly. Our entire society is centered around guaranteeing the rights [...]
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Photo of the Day: Moroccan women protest Prime Minister’s call for them to stay at home

Tweet Apparently, the hypocrisy of social conservatives who blame all social ills ever on working mothers knows no borders. Last week, Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane gave a speech urging women to basically get back in the kitchen like they did in the good old days. ”Don’t you realise that when women went to work outside, the light went [...]
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“What you’re doing is attempting to limit my choices, and I don’t appreciate that.”

TweetPhyllis Schlafly has made a long and successful career for herself by telling other women to get back in the kitchen. At this point, the fact that she’s been singing the same anti-feminist tune for decades — not to mention her apparently shameless hypocrisy — makes it a little hard to take her seriously anymore. [...]
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