Tag Archives: Anti-Feminism

#MenCallMeThings reveals what’s inside everyone’s Anti-Feminist Mailbag

TweetAs I mentioned this past weekend, recently there’s been some renewed discussion about online misogyny. On both sides of the pond, women bloggers have been speaking out about the sexist abuse they endure–often silently and stoically–for, as Jill says, “the crime of Blogging While Female.” While commenters can be dicks all over the internet, it’s [...]
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Crisis Propaganda Centers in the NY Times

TweetToday in the New York Times, Katie Stack writes about her first hand experience with Crisis Pregnancy Centers during her junior year of college. We’ve talked before about how CPCs pretend to be centers where women who are pregnant can come to consider all of their options, but are actually anti-choice fronts. What Katie found [...]
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VH1’s Basketball Wives is a positive portrayal of black women? Shaunie O’Neal thinks so

TweetI’ll be honest, I do not love reality TV. It’s not that I never watch it. Like the rest of America I occasionally sit down for 30 minutes to an hour of mindless television but it’s not nearly consistent. I watch VH1′s Basketball Wives and the uber-popular Real Housewives of Atlanta on Bravo sporadically at [...]
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Anti-Feminist Tweetbag: Illegible Cowboy Edition

Tweet We already have our Anti-Feminist Mailbag series, but when Miriam brought this gem to my attention, I could not turn down the opportunity to bring our Twitter haters into the mix. Because who could resist a guy who photoshops his face onto a shirtless cowboy picture? *Swoon* It’s the little things that make me [...]
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Conservative Opposition at UN Meeting on Women Reaches Fever Pitch

TweetLast weekend, I gave a speech at the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Young Feminist Leadership Conference about why U.S.-based feminists should care about international issues. I spoke about some of the challenges I see in getting domestic folks engaged globally. Some people may be unsure of the ways in which U.S. foreign policy affects the day-to-day [...]
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