Tag Archives: male feminists

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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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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