Tag Archives: male allies

Emma Watson calls on men to make gender equality their issue too

Tweet As a member of the Harry Potter generation, it made me more emotional than I care to admit to see Hermione Granger Emma Watson call for the world to unite to defeat Voldemort gender inequality. Watson, who is the newest U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador, spoke at the UN this weekend to launch the “HeForShe” campaign,” [...]
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Watch: High school boys talk about why they are feminists

TweetIn my opinion, the only thing more tiresome than a conversation about women identifying as feminists is one about men doing so. But after Pharrell said he doesn’t “think it’s possible” for him to be a feminist since he’s a dude — and in the wake of #notallmen, #yesallwomen, and #allmencan — The New York [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: #AllMenCan

Tweet In the aftermath of the Isla Vista killings, as the MRA scum of the internet have come out to defend Rodger’s worldview if not his actions and a disturbing number of ostensibly non-sexist men have tried to downplay the role of misogyny in his crimes, #yesallwomen became a robust and cathartic rallying cry. Now, [...]
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Photo of the Day: French schoolboys wear skirts to protest sexism

TweetIn what looked like one of the most fun anti-sexism protests ever, hundreds of male students from 27 schools in Nantes, France, donned skirts to school last week to show their support for gender equality. The kids thought up the “Lift the Skirt” campaign themselves, which won the backing of the education ministry — and, predictably, the [...]
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#ProFeministMenShould: A Hangout on pro-feminist men in the blogosphere

Tweet In the spirit of International Women’s Day’s 2014 theme, “Inspiring Change,” social justice activists from diverse backgrounds came together this past Saturday to engage in critical dialogue around pro-feminist men and how more men can engage the movement to unlearn patriarchy, stand in solidarity with women, and collectively advocate for social change and gender [...]
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