"I am angry and I own it." Elizabeth Warren has a message for those attacking her as angry: Yes, she is. "Over and over," she writes, "we are told that women are not allowed to be angry. It makes us unattractive to powerful men who want us to be quiet."https://t.co/eXC1He1ZaqContinue Reading

Although acknowledging that “a focus on female perpetration might be sceptically viewed as an attempt to upend a women’s rights agenda focused on male perpetration”, it adds: “Attention to female perpetration need not negate concern[s] about other forms of abuse.” The report found that women and men reported a nearlyContinue Reading

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/opinion/schneiderman-abuse-feminist-men.html So what are strong women to do if even the men who seem like good feminists might be misogynists, too? With right-wing men who oppose women’s rights, what you see is what you get. With these bogus male feminists, it can be crazy-making — especially since women are soContinue Reading

https://qz.com/1035547/japans-vagina-artist-is-back-and-raising-the-alarm-on-the-countrys-prison-conditions/ As Igarashi continues her campaign to make mankos (Japanese for vaginas) an acceptable part of artistic endeavor, she has also joined critics denouncing Abe’s new law, which she warns allows “the government to arbitrarily exert the power of detention over people.” “People need to know what it means forContinue Reading

http://wilsonquarterly.com/stories/star-treks-underappreciated-feminist-history/ Although the show is often retrospectively charged with sexism, Vettel-Becker asserts that the women of Star Trek actually constituted strong role models for female fans in the 1960s. “Starfleet women were the futuristic version of Helen Gurley Brown’s ‘Single Girls.’ They did not cook, clean, raise offspring, or getContinue Reading

https://www.google.co.nz/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/posteverything/wp/2016/06/30/feminists-treat-men-badly-its-bad-for-feminism/ Things have gotten to a point where casual low-level male-bashing is a constant white noise in the hip progressive online media. Take a recent piece on Broadly, the women’s section of Vice, titled, “Men Are Creepy, New Study Confirms” — promoted with a Vice Facebook post that said: “Are you a man? You’reContinue Reading

These comics absolutely nail why we still need feminism http://t.co/zY6UAY6c20 pic.twitter.com/VZbUPvOk63 — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) July 2, 2015 “Feminists get a bad rap as having no sense of humor, and I want to counter that image,” she said in an email to The Huffington Post. Cohen is also the mindContinue Reading