Tag Archives: male feminists

On doing the emotional work of being a male feminist

TweetI appreciate pieces like Lauren Rankin’s “Feminism Needs Men, Too” over at PolicyMic and interviews like this one Brittney Cooper (of Crunk Feminist Collective) did with The Feminist Wire because they force me to consider more deeply what it means when I identify as a male feminist. I come into this space with a set [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: The cross-dressing Kurd Men For Equality

TweetEarlier this month, in the city of Marivan, Iran, a judged sentenced a man convicted of domestic abuse to be paraded around town dressed in traditional Kurdish women’s clothing. This was a “punishment” since obviously being a woman is so embarrassing, amirite? In response, a local feminist group held a rally, and 17 members of [...]
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Quote of the Day: “All men should be feminists”

TweetSo says John Legend. “All men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights the world will be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered – it leads to a better society.” Via Shakesville. Tweet
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Does it matter if people don’t identify as feminists?

Tweet Ed. note: This is a joint post by Maya and Sesali. (Photo via) Earlier this week Policymic released a list of 5 male closet feminists in government. The article pointed out that “publicly labeling oneself a feminist still seems to be a dangerous game for male lawmakers.” But it’s not just men. In recent weeks, [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Sh*t Men Say to Men Who Say Sh*t to Women on the Street

TweetWhile the Shit ____ Say meme may be so yesterday, International Anti-Street Harassment Week is just coming to a close, and this video deserves a shout-out. Thanks guys for having our backs. As one of creators of the video wrote in thoughtful post, it’s not always easy to “to hold ourselves and other men accountable [...]
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