Tag Archives: Anti-Feminism

Blood and Iron: The unacknowledged misogyny of the far right

TweetWords are, as ever, but the meanest of replies to the enormous significance of a tragedy like that which befell three innocent people in Kansas this week. Not only for the crime itself, but also for the miles-deep social cancer that it is a spasmodic symptom of. We are reminded, of course, that anti-Semitism remains [...]
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The Feministing Five: Lilly and Juliet Bond

TweetIf asked where I learned the most about feminism, empowerment, and consciousness, I’d give you two answers. The first would be my feminist momma who taught me that speaking up and asking questions were infinitely more important that playing princess. The second would be that wonderful summer where I helped to facilitate workshops for Boston-area [...]
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The intellectual defense of sexual harassment (Hint: there isn’t one)

TweetI read a piece in The Guardian yesterday that said sexual harassment is bad but sometimes it’s not actually sexual harassment just sexual liberation being misinterpreted. I didn’t know that this needed to be said, but apparently it does: there is no intellectual argument to be made in the defense of sexual harassment. Really. Try as [...]
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Nas and “The Woman’s Mafia”

Tweet I’ve been thinking more than I should a lot about Nas dubbing feminism “The Woman’s Mafia.” Predictably, there was a bit of a backlash after he posted this contextless comment on Twitter, in part because the meaning was so unclear. The barbs that followed took shoots at Nas’ perceived lack of intelligence, as well as jokes about [...]
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Anti-feminist conspiracy theories are the GIFs that keep on GIFfing

TweetWHEN A RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PATRIARCH SAYS FEMINISTS ARE “VERY DANGEROUS” BECAUSE THEY ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO TAKE ROLES BEYOND HOUSEKEEPING AND REARING CHILDREN Inspired by this nonsense. Tweet
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