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The 10 Commandments Of Pop Culture Feminism Rachel O: 1. Thou shalt not see a sexist, misogynistic ad, say “that sucks” and leave it at that. 2.
Adios, Barbie: The One Stop Body Image Shop for Identity Issues including Race, Size, Media, and More!
So I’ve been thinking about periods – and no, not the punctuation kind. That’s because I spent some time on the weekend thumbing my way through an interesting little book on menstruation. Called ‘ Capitalizing on the Curse: The Business of Menstruation ’, the book explores the impact that capitalist forces have had on our monthly periods. It’s by Elizabeth Arveda Kissling , a professor at Eastern Washington University. The Last Triangle · Hair and Blood
Sometimes, and rather frequently in recent weeks, privileged men (here, generally meaning straight cis men) email me asking advice on how to interact with the women in their lives. I get questions on everything from how to be a feminist husband to how to navigate intimacy with a survivor of sexual assault, and so I'm starting a new series that offers Helpful Hints to privileged men who genuinely want advice about how to be a more feminist-friendly dude. I'm starting with the most basic—and often the most problematic—interaction between men and women: The Conversation. Lots of guys want to learn more about deconstructing their privilege, but are pretty awful about obtaining that information without upsetting the women with whom they're conversing. This, then, is a very rudimentary, but also very straightforward, primer for dudes who want to communicate more effectively with female partners, friends, relatives, and colleagues during good faith conversations about feminist issues: 1. Feminism 101: Helpful Hints for Dudes | www.xyonline.net
15 Aspects That Must Be Recognized In Third-Wave Feminism 1. There must be a widespread understanding that feminism does apply to men. Therefore, men who stand up for feminist issues may, and should, be identified as feminist. It is counterproductive and hypocritical to discuss gender equality while simultaneously creating a double standard towards males who share feminist values.
Lilly?s Blog: Ten Commandments for a Teenage Feminist ? Rachel Simmons
Today, Walk for Choice events were held around the country to show support for Planned Parenthood, as a reaction to the House of Representatives voting to cut all federal funding to Planned Parenthood, and as a sign of protest to our politicians and our country that women’s rights and reproductive rights are under attack. “ I Stand with Planned Parenthood ” has been a common theme in this fight to retain reproductive rights, and at many of the rallies held today, supporters found some creative ways to express how they feel on the subject through their rally signs. Participants in various Walk for Choice events shared their favorite rally signs with us: (Updated with even more awesome photos!) Persephone Magazine | Blog | Walk for Choice: Our Favorite Rally Signs
By Suzanne MacNevin - December 2012. "If every woman in the world carried a secret bottle of pepperspray on her there would be a lot less rapes." - Suzanne MacNevin I have a hunch that between 1890 and 1910 the number of rapes dropped a bit in various Western countries due to women wearing hats that required hatpins. The Feminist eZine - 1001 Feminist Links and Other Interesting Topics
Tips for Single Ladies (1938) | SadAndUseless.com
Is the ‘F’ word co-opted by conservatives & consumerist media? Where are real icons & core values? On The Issues Magazine, Winter 2011, considers feminist icons, feminist values and feminist cons. s Magazine Winter 2011: The Rise of Enlightened Sexism by Susan J. Douglas
Untitled Document Masculine, feminine or human? posted on SleptOn.com , June 2, 2008. by Robert Jensen In a guest lecture about masculinity to a college class, I ask the students to generate two lists that might help clarify the concept. For the first, I tell them to imagine themselves as parents whose 12-year-old son asks, “Mommy/daddy, what does is mean to be a man?”
“Nine little Suffergets, Finding boys to hate, One kisses Willie Jones, And then there are Eight.” mental_floss Blog » The War on Suffrage
State of the Nation Let's begin with a really concise summary of what men should be doing on the issue of rape prevention, which is taken from Student Health Services website for Illinois State University. Obviously something that none of these boys read. Approach gender violence as a MEN’S issue.
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Busted! Five False Myths About Gender Differences
Bitch Magazine | Feminist Response to Pop Culture