Tag Archives: male feminists

New Favorite Meme: Feminist Frank

TweetWhile he can’t quite top Feminist Ryan Gosling IMHO, (I mean, really, who could?) Feminist Frank is pretty great. Lesson learned: Never judge a bro until he’s finished his opening line. More after the jump.  Tweet
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A How to Guide for Male Feminists (with the caveat that I don’t know what I’m talking about)

TweetThe weirdest thing that has happened to me in my career as a writer is people asking me to talk. Churches, community groups, schools, organizations, TV/radio, birthday and bachelorette parties. For some reason, people want to hear words come out of my mouth, which makes me a little uneasy, because I became a writer in [...]
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Hating oral sex as the new misogyny? Toward a more feminist sex life

TweetThere is a much needed conversation to be had about straight men, masculinity, and sex. As a society we privilege the sexual desires of straight men and then limit the expression of those desires. We should be talking about the ways in which misogyny and homophobia have shaped our ideas about what constitutes appropriate sexual [...]
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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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