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Is the ‘F’ word co-opted by conservatives & consumerist media? Where are real icons & core values?
Originally posted on BroadSnark By: Mel
back to top Introduction It is very difficult to calculate even the approximate number of gay people. Even when estimating roughly how many people are gay in any place, the following points have to be kept in mind: 1
Why is it that the media and the government never calls the “pro-life” groups who plant bombs at women’s clinics what they are: terrorists?
I went for a run after dinner tonight. It was a beautiful night. The moon was full and I wanted to unwind after a long week of work.
If you’ve seen any American sitcoms featuring het couples in the past ten years or so, you’ll probably have noticed that it’s common for the show to portray the husbands as a stupid but endearing oaf who likes beer, barbecues, watching TV, hanging with the guys, and ogling women; and the wife as a smart, attractive, career woman who is also a housewife… and who generally just puts up with the man. Some people have tried to use this as evidence that feminism has gone too far, but I have seen no indication from feminist writers or bloggers that they approve of this dynamic. Granted, I don’t hear a lot of feminist outcry over it either, but it is worth nothing that feminists do not celebrate the gender dynamic in popular husband-wife sitcoms like King of Queens , The Simpsons , George Lopez , or Rules of Engagement .
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement An On-line Archival Collection Special Collections Library, Duke University [ Subject Categories | Keyword Search | Links ]
This is, I think, an important post. I’ve been thinking about men in women’s studies classes, and jokes about "male-bashing."
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
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.
What is a "Nice Guy?"