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Opinion by pandawinx posted Больше года
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(Written by me! YAY!)

If i have sex with someone I am a massive slut.
If he has sex with someone...He's awesome.

If i get raped i "deserve it" for dressing seductively.
If he gets raped he is a victim of assault.

If I do not want sex i am a uptight, harpy-bitch.
If he does not want sex he is simply doing his own thing.

If i ask for a raise I am being demanding and agressive.
If he asks for a raise he is being assertive and ambitious.

If i become a teen parent I am a stupid girl who got what was coming to her.
If he becomes a teen parent he is a poor, unlucky kid.

If i ask for a abortion I am a cruel, child-murderer who is punishing her baby for her own mistakes.
If he asks his girlfriend to get a abortion, he's just looking out for her.

If i watch sports, I am clearly a lesbian, или maybe i just don't understand it.
If he watches sports, that's fine. It just a guy thing, that's all.
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Article by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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“I would like to get rid of the homophobes, sexists, and racists in our audience. I know they're out there and it really bothers me.” ― Kurt Cobain


Kurt Cobain- The Feminist

by Kat Broderick

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The late Kurt Cobain was surprisingly, an avid member of the feminist community. Here are some of his Ссылки to activism and his ties to the feminist agenda.

If generation X had a king it would be Kurt Cobain. His devil may care attitude arguably defined a generation of people. His haunting melodies and desperate screams spoke to youth disenchanted with societies’ expectations. He cared about a lot of things despite what his attitude projected. He was one of a handful of male feminists who reached enough fame to project their ideas on a mass scale. Through his songs and even in his interviews he repeatedly noted how much he detested sexism. Up until his untimely suicide in 1994 and despite his drug abuse and personal issues, he never wavered in his attempt to prove that men, even famous rock band...
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Opinion by Dragonclaws posted Больше года
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Alright, listen up, men’s rights people. Ты say Ты want to improve the lives of all men, to protect their rights. Well, I have a challenge for you: Can Ты stand up for the male individuals who act feminine?

It’s no secret that men who Показать signs of anything associated with femininity are looked down upon. Effeminate men are made the butt of jokes all the time in the media and in real life. Just tonight I watched дата Night, where the male lead is described as androgynous and hilarity ensues as he is forced to agree with that. еще than jokes, such men and boys are frequently the victims of violence because their femininity is seen as such a horrible offense to manhood. This is misogyny manifesting itself in violence against men. Can Ты denounce this misogyny as wrong?

There are men who wear makeup and dress in clothing considered to be for women, but they are still men and still consider themselves men. Some would say they are confused, but they know darn well what gender roles are and they don’t care. Men’s rights people tend to say things like ‘feminism has emasculated them and made them not want to be men’ in response, but that...
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Article by xXxDracoxXx posted Больше года
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Here are some women empowerment Цитаты that I like:

Women sleep on the right side of the постель, кровати because even while sleeping they have to be right! ~Author unknown

I'm an excellent housekeeper. Everytime I get a divorce, I keep the house. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor

In this world Ты have to be stronger than a man, Ты have to be a wo-man! ~AVPM

Anything men can do, women can do better, plus in heels.

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. ~Susan B. Anthony

History is herstory, too. ~Author unknown

I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships.

Man has will, but woman has her way.

Women get the last word in every argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.

Women are scientifically proven to be right even when they are wrong.
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Opinion by Kiniko90 posted Больше года
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DISCLAIMER:
The following Статья does not belong to me. This Статья belongs to link. If Ты enjoyed this Статья please Фан the original link.


Preface:
I have read all Книги and seen the movies.
Most importantly, the fact that it’s Фэнтези doesn’t excuse the themes and messages in the book. Fiction is merely a vehicle humans developed to communicate important lessons, values and philosophies. I am not claiming any of the implications I discuss were intentional on SMeyer’s part. Whether или not the Автор или readers are aware of it, though, the Twilight series communicates dangerous messages about what is acceptable или admirable или desirable.
Also, I highly recommend Arzim’s Rebuttals. It’s long, but fascinating and deeper than the Книги themselves.
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Article by ponyboyjohnny posted Больше года
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1. MYTH: Legalizing prostitution gets rid of its criminal elements - pimps and traffickers.
FACT: Legalizing prostitution benefits pimps and traffickers. It also benefits johns.

2. MYTH: Men need sex therefore prostitution must exist. Prostitution is a natural form of human sexuality
FACT: The sex of prostitution is not “sex” for women in it. Most men who use women in prostitution have other sexual partners.

3. MYTH: Prostitution is sexual liberation
FACT: Prostitution is sexual exploitation.

4. MYTH Women choose to enter prostitution. It’s better to choose to make lots of money as a prostitute than to choose to work at a minimum wage job like McDonald’s.
FACT: It is profoundly unjust to declare that prostitution is an acceptable job for some women - those who are mostly poor, mostly women of color, mostly young. Prostitution is an intrinsically abusive institution and women stay poor in prostitution (although lots of cash passes through their hands on the way to pimps, stripclub managers, bartenders, taxi drivers, casino hosts and other predators).
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Opinion by elstef posted Больше года
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I wrote this quickly, so it is not great, but I hope I get my point across.

It is a shame that so many people seem to have this picture of feminists as oversensitive man-haters. That is not what it is about for me at all. It is also not about wanting to be a man, which seems to be another notion that people have. It is about women getting the same chances as men, and getting the same credit/ pay for doing the same work. It is about being tired of the fact that the phrase “girly-boy” is seen as an insult, while the phrase “like a man” is seen as a positive thing. It is about hating that it is the 21rst century and many people still consider the father the head of the household, and really the head of most things, simply because he is a man.
Most importantly it is about the future. It is about wanting our daughters to know that they take up half the world, and that they are just as important as our sons. Whether they want to play sports или play with dolls, they should be allowed to. It is about wanting them to know that their worth is not determined by how men, или other women, see them. It is about wanting them to be comfortable with their bodies, but know...
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List by pandawinx posted Больше года
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'Feminazi' is the demonization of feminism via comparing the woman's rights movement to Adolf Hitler.

Needless to say, it is the most incompetent and insensitive terminology refering to:

A. The victims who suffered tremendously under Hitler's regime during WW2.
B. Feminism and how misunderstood it's many messages are today in modern society.

So even if Ты aren't a feminist, или maybe even not even pro-feminist (which i can assure Ты are completely different things), Ты most definately shouldn't tolerate this fad. Here are four, quick, clear reasons simply to start Ты off. I could go on for hours on how opressive and and perilous the word 'feminazi' is, and how it's spectactularly fallacious. But here are just my MAIN reasons.

1. It desensitises and exploits the suffering of the holocaust victims.

Millions were starved, tortured, suffocated and enslaved under the command of the Axis powers. Not only the Jewish, but homosexuals, Gyspies, transvestites, Italians, Mexicans and people of colour to name a few suffered in ways indescribable due to Fascism. Calling a sub-culture who fights for...
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News by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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Nicole Kidman: We Must Support Women
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Nicole Kidman has been “brought to her knees” by tales of abuse from some women.

The actress is a UN Goodwill Ambassador who has done a lot of work with females. She is determined to do all she can to help victims of abuse.

“I’ve been to Haiti and Kosovo and to shelters all over the world. The things I’ve seen and the stories I’ve heard just bring me to my knees,” she told the February edition of UK magazine InStyle. “We are working to pass new laws and to make it OK for women to step вперед and speak about abuses, knowing they will have protection if they do so.”

The звезда is keen to raise awareness of the work UN Women does in the world.

She’s always been interested in women’s issues, explaining she was raised to believe the world should be fair to both sexes.
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List by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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“Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex или complexion” -- William Lloyd Garrison

"Nothing can be еще absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half."
--Plato

"[A] woman should have every honorable motive to exertion which is enjoyed by man, to the full extent of her capacities and endowments. The case is too plain for argument. Nature has дана woman the same powers, and subjected her to the same earth, breathes the same air, subsists on the same food, physical, moral, mental and spiritual. She has, therefore, an equal right with man, in all efforts to obtain and maintain a perfect existence." --Frederick Douglass, 1881

"... [T]he legal subordination of one sex to another — is wrong in itself, and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement; and that it ought to be replaced by a system of perfect equality, admitting no power and privilege on the one side, nor disability on the other." -- John...
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Opinion by buttercupthePPG posted Больше года
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Look at all of the stereotypes that existed ever since the beginning of time! They're so toxic and so degrading!

Stereotype 1: Every woman needs a man (which is an issue in many high schools, even colleges and such).

Stereotype 2: All women need rescuing and constant protection.

Stereotype 3: A woman who stands up for herself is considered b*tchy, bossy, and unladylike.

Stereotype 4: A woman is supposed to be submissive and f*cking cowardly! (which is so common)

Stereotype 5: All women are less intellegent, еще foolish, and can't learn anything.

Stereotype 6: Women are the weakest of the weak.

Stererotype 7: Women can't fight verbally или physically when it comes to wars and stopping criminals.

Stereotype 8: Women can't drive. (Seriously?!)

Stereotype 9: The only place women belong is the кухня безопасно, сейф and sound. (Are Ты kidding me?! Stupid men.....)

Stereotype 10: Women get raped because they "asked" for it.
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Opinion by ivoryphills posted Больше года
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Chauvinism and Masculinism, two of the biggest anti-feminism "movements" alive and rampant in this день and age. Since the beginning of these movements, the Feminist image has been violated to the point that even hearing the word "Feminist" brings up some ugly descriptions in the human psyche: fat, unattractive, masculine women who can't find a decent husband that want to create misery for all like they feel by lying about what women really want (like Дети and husbands) and emasculating men, или a big system of corporate tools brainwashed by powerful liberals to decimate the human race,
and with the popularity of Youtube, Family Guy, and Facebook, these conspiracy theories about women's liberation and our mantra "you can do it, no matter what gender Ты are" are spreading quicker than before. So what can we do about it? Simple: portray Feminism our way, which is pretty much the right way.
As I understand that the Feminism movement is 1) already using some of the Популярное media to Показать what we are really about and 2) already too busy trying to save the world to give a crap about what lies and conspiracy theories are being spread about them, I personally believe that...
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Article by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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Tiny kitties are honest about their hatreds.
Non-haters gonna non-hate: NiceGuy Edition
--David Futrelle

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Once upon a time one of the guys over at NiceGuy’s MGTOW Форум set up a little Опрос asking his fellow “nice guys” whether или not they actually consider themselves to be misogynists; it’s been up there for years, and the site’s resident MGTOWers have been adding Голоса and Комментарии all along. The wording of the Опрос is sufficiently, ah, flexible enough to give respondents a lot of ways to wiggle out of saying explicitly that they really were misogynists:


* I despise the entire female sex. Period.
* I hate only "western" women.
* I only hate feminists and women who take advantage of sexism.
* I just blame feminists.
* I don't hate women; I just don't like being around them.
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Article by KateKicksAss posted Больше года
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Glamour recently asked a bunch of guys what resolutions they wish women would make, and here they are. *facedesk*. In bold are the "translations" of these "resolutions".

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1. “I’d like it if in 2012, women would stop chatting on the phone, checking their teeth in the rearview mirror, flipping their hair and drinking coffee—all while driving.” –Umberto, 29, Monroe, Conn.

“It’s ok for me to multitask while driving, but not you.” –Umberto, 29, Monroe, Conn.

2. “I wish my girl’s New Year’s resolution would be to take herself less seriously when I ask her to do fun things to spice up our lives. Why can’t we have a little harmless fun?” –Jon, 25, Studio City, Calif.

“I want her to do whatever I want, but she doesn’t want to.” –Jon, 25, Studio City, Calif.

3. “I want my wife to stop adding to the degree of difficulty in life. She just can’t say no to people, which means she gets overwhelmed. In other words, I want my wife to be еще selfish and do еще for herself. She deserves it!” –Josh, 34,...
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Article by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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(Thank you, Eve Ensler)
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Over It
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Eve Ensler - Tony award winning playwright, performer and activist


I am over rape.

I am over rape culture, rape mentality, rape pages on Facebook.

I am over the thousands of people who signed those pages with their real names without shame.

I am over people demanding their right to rape pages, and calling it freedom of speech или justifying it as a joke.

I am over people not understanding that rape is not a joke and I am over being told I don't have a sense of humor, and women don't have a sense of humor, when most women I know (and I know a lot) are really fucking funny. We just don't think that uninvited penises up our anus, или our vagina is a laugh riot.

I am over how long it seems to take anyone to ever respond to rape.
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Opinion by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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Myths & Truths on Women and сердце Disease

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MYTH #1: Most women in America die from cancer.



TRUTH: сердце disease is the leading cause of death of women in the U.S. Almost every minute, a woman in the U.S. dies from сердце disease. Nearly five times as many women (200,000) will die from сердце attacks alone this год than will die from breast cancer.[1]



MYTH #2: сердце disease is a man’s problem.



TRUTH: Since 1984, еще women than men have died of сердце disease each year. Women have a 28% increased risk of dying as compared to men to die within the first год after a сердце attack.[1]



MYTH #3: Only older women have сердце disease.



TRUTH: сердце disease threatens all women, even those as young as 30 and 40.For example, the rate of sudden cardiac death of women in their 30s and 40s is increasing much faster than in men their same age—rising 21 percent in the 1990s.[2]
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Article by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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From Change.org:



Why this is Important

To appeal to men, Dr Pepper Ten completely revamped their marketing strategy from Diet Dr Pepper. Dr Pepper Ten has calories and sugar unlike its diet counterpart. Instead of the “dainty tan bubbles” on the diet can, Ten will be wrapped in gunmetal grey packaging with silver bullets. And while Diet Dr Pepper's marketing is women-friendly, the ad campaign for Ten goes out of its way to alienate and denigrate women.

For instance, there's a Dr Pepper Ten Facebook page for men only. I had to create a new Facebook page indicating I’m a guy to even view the content. It includes games and Видео aimed at being "manly." There's a “manly shooting gallery” where men have “23 секунды to take out all the girlie stuff” with the directions of, “If it’s girlie shoot it – if it’s manly avoid it.” There’s a gun scope view on a pair of red high heels and then “girlie” items like lipstick, flowers, rainbows and Единороги flash by cowboy hats, hammers and little plastic toy soldiers. I purposely didn’t shoot anything to see how the game ended. I was confronted with a message;...
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List by pandawinx posted Больше года
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(By me, please do not copy или resend it without my permission. Thank you. :) )

A lot of Ты have probably witnessed the video for Katy Perry's part of me in which she discovers her boyfriend cheating, does a Britney and joins the armed forces in a bid to get over her turmoil and shoot little афганец, афганский, афганские children in the face.

At first sights, this is a immaculate example of feminism in the works: A young, pretty girl finds the strength to defy her boyfriend's infidelities and find her own way in life without him. It's hard imagining Perry doing anything apart from mess around with wigs and giggle as she shows off her lycra-covered cleavage, but surprise, surprise- she has.

Gone are the days where the highlights of her video is squirting cream out her bra and sending half the human population the message that woman are sex toys. Right? WRONG!

My first qualm with the new video consists of the bumper-sticker she sees promoting woman in the marines. All woman are born equel, then some Присоединиться the marines.
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Opinion by pandawinx posted Больше года
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Эй, guys, there are some really inspiration stories of feminism and liberation floating around the web, so i thought i'd tell Ты how i developed my feminism....At the age of 6.

I grew up in a partiarchal family. My father suffered from grand overt narcissism, biapolar, sadomasochism and manic depressive dissorder and would beat my mother constantly. It was horrific, me and my sister watching him drink all night and then he'd come Главная and berate my mother. If the house wasnt tidy enough, he'd smash her personal pocessions and throw things at her, screaming at her and unloading buckets of freezing water onto her head. If the house was clean he'd reward her by letting her watch an час of TV. I recognised this as opressive partiarchy from the age of 6 and on, and identified as a feminist. I tried to stick up for my mother and older sister when i could, but usually i got a black eye или locked in a bathroom for hours when i did. Its hard to discribe how scared and angry and confused i felt, but it only made me bolder and еще determined to voice my veiws. I promised myself never to stay in a abusive relationship when i grow up, nor to let myself be opressed in...
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Article by KateKicksAss posted Больше года
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"I’ve been having an argument for days with this guy on IMDb about promiscuous people not asking for rape (on the cape fear page) and he’s like сказал(-а) some pretty ridiculous sh*t…here are some examples:

“Looks like Ты dig into a lot of feminist website to empower yourself.”

“Hence I don’t agree with the whole martial rape. The newest law in Afghanistan that obliges women to give their husbands sex at least 4 times a week. I would say that is a progressive law.”

“Understand this, rape will always exist in human society. It is a горький Фрукты of evolution. I know your emotional mind cant comprehend the fact. But every species which is capable of having sex, rapes.”

“Since false rape accusation occurs there is a lot of gray ares which we cant see! The courts mostly listen to what the woman has to say”

“Western media is full of feminist propograndas sprouted all over it”
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Opinion by ivoryphills posted Больше года
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Not too long ago, I’ve been exploring the recesses of the Internet for some discussion based on Feminism-from websites dedicated to only the talk of Feminism to YouTube Видео and their comments, knowing fully well that many of the things I will view will be made by anti-Feminists. My expectations were only half-disappointed. I did expect the usual “Feminists are the most sexist, misandrist, selfish manginas and Лесбиянки of the planet,” but I didn’t expect this: “black women shouldn’t have involved themselves in the white woman’s evil movement.”

    It was yet another tactic used by anti-Feminists to gather еще minions to their hate-filled cause, to use the black victimization/white-hating paranoia that sadly still runs rampant in my race and cripples our own efforts to succeed and thrive. I saw this sick tactic on The Good Men Project when a user claimed that “Feminists are willing to throw blacks, gays, Native Americans, etc. under the bus for the sake of women.” I saw it on the YouTube video “The Secret History of Feminism” when the talk Показать host Alex Jones compiled some bit of history on a racist Feminist named...
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Article by MaleficentJolie posted Больше года
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Hello. It's my first time Письмо an article. Well, have Ты ever been bullied или harassed by men online? Have they ever criticized Ты for stating your opinion on the internet, whether it be on social media like Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, или Youtube? And how does that make Ты feel?

It happened to me many times. That aside, let's talk a little bit about it. I feel that it originated from the non-technological world, where assertive men were considered "driven," "motivated," etc. while assertive women were called "b*tchy," "rude," или even worse--- "bratty" или "immature," when in reality, those women are speaking their minds. They're not trying to offend others, but their words were misunderstood a little. This was why female bosses were sometimes seen as bossy или rude.

I've seen that too many times online. From my experience as a young adult woman, I would try to state my opinion, no matter what website I'm on. But, whenever I do, I get criticized, and my opinion would be disliked. The reply would be from a man whose Комментарий would be liked more. Why? Because this sexism was online, not just offline.
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Opinion by buttercupthePPG posted Больше года
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Have Ты ever been offended by those stereotypes? Well, I get offended pretty easily by the gender stereotypes. Whenever I get offended I would complain and stop watching или playing the game altogether. Nearly all Фильмы and tv shows and even the video games are made by sexist men who think that women are not as capable as women! Let's look at one example, the movie Gremlins. It may be funny, but can be sexist. I hate that movie. It portrays women as weak, cowardly, helpless, and over FUCKING dependent! And males as too overprotective and muscly and too fucking irresistable! Gosh, I hate when the Фильмы like this one portrays women like that. Why the fuck does all the Фильмы fail the bechdel test?! Well, that is a good Вопрос I asked myself. The term bechdel came from a feminist comic person. 1. it must have at least two или еще women in it.
2. do they talk to each other?
3. and if they do, does the conversation involve something besides a man?
The same goes for many, many books. None of the Книги passed, and one of them is which I read. Let's look at this example, Julio and Romiette- it Просмотры women as defenseless, damsel in distress, and it is very fucked up....
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Opinion by SelinaKyle posted Больше года
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Dear Feminists, Will Ты Also Be Marching In N***erwalk? Because I Won't.
by Keli Goff

(Published in The Huffington Post)

The only thing еще irritating than people doing absolutely nothing to make the world a better place are those actively trying to make it worse, but coming in a strong third? Those whose well-meaning efforts to make the world better are so misguided that they make things worse by default.

I was reminded of this when I happened upon the SlutWalk protests taking place in New York this past weekend... with my mother. (If you're looking for something super memorable to do with your mom in the Big Apple, Broadway shows have got nothing on watching a bunch of adults parading around in their underwear in broad daylight in the name of allegedly making a serious political statement.)

Now before the SlutWalk army gets their undergarments in a twist and adds me to their enemies list, let me state for the record that we are on the same side when it comes to the issues. But when it comes to execution in addressing сказал(-а) issues? Not so much.
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Opinion by Dragonclaws posted Больше года
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It’s commonly сказал(-а) among feminists that women are naturally less inclined towards conflict and hostility and thus would make better leaders than men. While the premise has an element of truth to it, the nature of earthly politics means that the ability to inflict harm is pretty much how anything would ever get done. I propose that any politically-minded person—male или female—is willing to think practically about moving around the ability to inflict harm just through the inherent nature of government. Law in itself is about using violence to impose order but the lawmakers are so removed from this violence that even people who would say they don’t have the stomach for it can conduct it rationally.

There’s this classic thought experiment called the ‘trolley dilemma’. The idea is that there’s a runaway train that’s going to run over group of people on the track, but Ты have the ability to switch the tracks and have it go a direction where it only kills one person. Do Ты switch it? Most people say yes, even though it feels like a crime for them to consciously affect fate to have a person killed. The секунда version has no switch-track. You’re on a...
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