Tag Archives: Sexism

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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Why Being Chatted up Is Not Always Nice

This is a difficult topic. It’s hard to explain why exactly is it that sometimes sexual attention is unwelcome, especially coming from strangers in non-sexual situations. You always face the risk of being accused of frigidity or rudeness if you’re … Continue reading

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A Bit of Fun – and Issues of Priviledge and Oppression

I stumbled on a blog titled the Pervocracy and the following post in there, The People You Meet When You Write about Rape: http://pervocracy.blogspot.fi/2010/10/people-you-meet-when-you-write-about.html The list is both accurate and funny. Though some of the rape apologist types are slightly … Continue reading

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How to talk about sexism?

Women face sexism daily. It’s a problem in the society and women are getting more vocal about it, but women’s protests against sexism are not always a success. Some men don’t believe in sexism or belittle its impact on women. … Continue reading

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The Women of Westeros

This is a defence of Game of Thrones against the claims that its treatment of women is blatantly sexist. I should warn you, I’m talking about George R.R. Martin’s novels as much as the TV series, so there will be … Continue reading

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