Tag Archives: Anti-Feminism

Women Are People Too Goddammit!

TweetSo there are a lot of things that get me hot and bothered, and not in the good way (though that would be much more fun to write about). Things such as people that say “checkings account” instead of “checking account” because I’m a bank teller and fuck you there is not an “s” at [...]
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I was a Teenage Anti-Feminist: The Myth of the Neutral Middle Ground in Feminism

TweetI said a lot of shit when I was in my tender years that sounds disturbingly similar to the triumphant bleating of “religious freedom” enthusiasts in the wake of the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling. The phrase, “socially liberal but fiscally conservative” probably featured on my MySpace page for a shameful amount of time. I have a [...]
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Lana Del Rey: Reluctant Poster Child for Millennial Feminists

TweetSo. In case you’ve been consumed with other news (like the 74th shooting since Newtown), Lana del Ray has been caught—and now lambasted—in the red-hot cross-hairs of feminist criticism. In her recent interview with Fader, she shrugged off the whole fucking albatross, insisting she’d basically prefer to watch Cosmos: For me, the issue of feminism is [...]
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The march backwards: Women’s rights at risk in Europe

TweetSpain is about to criminalise abortion; politicians in the UK repeatedly attempt to reduce the 24-week limit; and yesterday in Brussels (Thurs, Apr 10), a Parliamentary hearing discussed a European Citizens’ initiative that if successful would block European Commission (EC) development funding for maternal health. Working for sexual and reproductive health charity, Marie Stopes International, [...]
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The HuffPost feminism debate: Addendum

TweetApologies to Lucy Sheriff, but, for a number of reasons, I must protest (to limit your frustration, I promise I am not currently wielding a placard.) Brogan Driscoll responded swiftly and concisely to your article with a number of good points, and I applaud her sentiments. However, this debate is complex and reducing it to [...]
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