Tag Archives: male privilege

“No one cares if you never apologize for your white male privilege.”

TweetHere’s a story: A 20-year-old college freshman wrote an essay for one of his college publications and was subsequently interviewed on Fox News, written about in the New York Times, and had the essay republished by TIME. Yet, he doesn’t understand why anyone thinks he benefits from white male privilege. Honestly, that right there is all I [...]
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The intellectual defense of sexual harassment (Hint: there isn’t one)

TweetI read a piece in The Guardian yesterday that said sexual harassment is bad but sometimes it’s not actually sexual harassment just sexual liberation being misinterpreted. I didn’t know that this needed to be said, but apparently it does: there is no intellectual argument to be made in the defense of sexual harassment. Really. Try as [...]
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Spoken word video: what would you do if you were center of the world?

TweetKelly Zen-Yie Tsai has a new project out and, as usual, it’s great! #SelfCentered is an interactive spoken word video (after the jump) designed to rock your world. Or rather, make the world center on you. Tweet
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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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