Category Archives: Misogyny

Hating on Girls

I really hoped hatred of young girls was a marginal phenomenon but unfortunately, Soraya Chemaly’s article about a facebook page committed to hating “12-year-old sluts” got me thinking it’s a norm rather than an anomaly. (Here’s the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/soraya-chemaly/12-year-old-slut-meme-and_b_1911056.html?utm_hp_ref=tw). The … Continue reading

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Men as Helpless Victims

And you think feminists make men look bad!? Oh boy. You should see the accomplishments of the “men’s rights” advocates in this area! I stumbled on a Finnish blog post about the sexual abuse of men. I thought someone was … Continue reading

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Captain Obvious Investigates: Abortion Rates and Contraception

Jezebel has hit the mark again with this light-hearted article on a serious topic: ‘Abortion Capital of the World’ Curiously Less Abort-y After Women Go on the Pill. The Georgian abortion rates cited in the above article are staggering: an … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Avoiding Jail When You’re Pregnant

10 Tips for Avoiding Jail When You’re Pregnant | Fem2pt0. I stumbled on this shocking satire and was even more shocked to realise it wasn’t as satirical as I first assumed. The tips are based on real life incidents and … Continue reading

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Who did what and why?

The other day when I was reading my morning paper, I noticed a nice little article about how unfair victim blaming is in rape cases. The journalist commented on how we focus too much on what the victim was wearing … Continue reading

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Pick-up artists

Seduction coaching and pick-up artists have come up in the comments to my previous entries and I remembered this comic. It’s too funny not to post! (No personal offence to pick-up artists intended.) http://xkcd.com/1027/

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Sluts vs. Manwhores

I found this cartoon addressing the double standard we have for the sexual behaviour of men and women. If a woman has many sex partners, she is quickly labelled a slut. That’s a very negative word and it is understood … Continue reading

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