Category Archives: Feminism

UN Commision on the Status of Women: 52 Session

So, the report for the Fifty-second Session of the UN Commision on the Status of Women has just been released. Here’s an excerpt from the ‘It Is Time For The World To Make Women A Priority’ press release: “It is … Continue reading

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Why are body politics important? [Loving Our Bodies, Part 4]

If I had a penny for every time I’ve seen people, both men and women, call issues such as shaving “petty” or otherwise mock them when someone brings up the double standard as an example of why we aren’t equal, … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Gender Caste, Gender Cultism, Loving Our Bodies, The Beauty Myth | 16 Comments

What myths about feminism do you want debunked?

While I’m thinking about it, what myths about feminism would you like to see debunked on the Feminism 101 site? I’ve already tackled the bra-burning myth, and the all feminists are hairy-legged myth; in the works is tackling the subject … Continue reading

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Crecente fights the boy's club of gaming… ORLY?

Now, I’ll be honest here. I think that Brian Crecente is an unprofessional misogynist who doesn’t have the writing skills to match his journalism education. Given his track record, I don’t think he’s fit to write articles, much less be … Continue reading

Posted in Companies Behaving Badly, Feminism, Media and journalism, Video Games | 6 Comments

Ask a Feminist

I was just working on a new Feminism Friday post over at Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog and I had a thought (what? me? have thoughts? I know, so out of left field). My thought was this: wouldn’t it be … Continue reading

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Stephanie gets her due

Via In her memory: Batman #673: Project Girl Wonder has led to a number of shout-outs in comics in the year and a half since it began. We’ve had Rip Hunter wonder “No Trophy = Stephanie?” on his board of … Continue reading

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Suggested Actions for White Feminist Allies from Katie

On my blog, I had just linked to an excellent and common example by BrownFemiPower of white women getting credit for helping women at large when they’ve actually done a lot of harm to women. How did they do this … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse, rape, and domestic violence, Classism, Discrimination, Eradicating Divisive Discourse, Feminism, Gender issues, Multiculturalism, Privilege, Privilege in Action, Racism, The Evil -ism's, USA, World | 4 Comments

Happy Day After Blog for Choice Day

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Posted in Carnivals, Blog Against -ism Days, etc., Discrimination, Feminism, Multiculturalism, Reproductive Rights, Sex, sexuality, and sexual politics, The Evil -ism's | Comments Off

Blogging for Choice

When people say “choice” the first thing we tend to think of is abortions. Me, I’m never going to get an abortion — unless the universe really hates me, that is. You see, when I was 23 I got my … Continue reading

Posted in Carnivals, Blog Against -ism Days, etc., Childfree Issues, Feminism, Reproductive Rights | 3 Comments

The problem with feminism lite

I apologize for rehashing an old debate, but I came across a Facebook cause yesterday called Forward Feminism. Their tagline states “Bring back the true values of Feminism” and they say that they are “[b]ased off the book Full Frontal … Continue reading

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