Tag Archives: patriarchy

NY Times columnist is very excited other people get paternalistic when they have daughters, too

TweetIn an op-ed in this Sunday’s New York Times, Ross Douthat gets the boring columnist’s version of giddy about data that suggests having daughters might make people more conservative: Tweet
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Girlfriend or “no” friend: Platonic relationships and sexist tropes

Tweet  Platonic relationships between women have always been “suspect” in the general opinion. We can look back as far as the Salem witch trials, for example, to see exactly how dangerous it was in America for women to build sustainable relationships with one another without the supervision of men. Back then, women who were single, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet 50 years ago, today. The stigma of loving transgender women. “When people say women of color, am I included in that equation?” Urban Outfitters #fail. This is exceptionalism we don’t need. One classroom, two genders. Hollywood’s “sassy black lady” problem. What Scandal gets right, and wrong. 9/11 and communities of color. Aziz Ansari, Boom. [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN I READ THAT “THE PATRIARCHY IS DEAD” Tweet
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Breaking: Mitt Romney is still a jerk

TweetNot one to blame his big loss in the election on alienating people or color, women, and people who aren’t rich, Mitt Romney seemed to double down on his 47% comments yesterday in a conference call with donors. According to Mitt Romney he lost the election because President Obama gave “big gifts” to minorities and [...]
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