Tag Archive: feminism

being a mere woman

This isn’t slam. Just the reality of the situation – you can think of yourself as a human being – but that won’t change the material reality that you, and the class of… Continue reading

understanding the fringe

As someone who has always considered themselves a feminist, and quite radical by persuasion, I was surprised to discover that there’s a lot about some parts of ‘radical feminism’ I find illogical and… Continue reading

responding to facts about inequality

No black Oscar nominees? Maybe that’s because all the movies this year from black actors or producers were crap. (VR Kaine) The recent all-white Oscar nomination scandal provides lovely examples of how people… Continue reading

the company we keep

When I was around 10 years old, I remember a friend telling me that her dad had said all the gay people in the world should be rounded up and put on an… Continue reading

when feminism becomes a religious cult

I banned her. I’m tired of the anti-fem discussion by people who claim to be fem and haven’t a clue what they are talking about. So, I’ve just been banned by a blogging… Continue reading

what is the patriarchy? thoughts on radical feminism – part 3

Patriarchy is the term used to describe the society in which we live today, characterised by current and historic unequal power relations between women and men whereby women are systematically disadvantaged and oppressed.… Continue reading

radical feminism versus manosphere

  I made the suggestion recently that manosphere must have started up as a satirical response to radical feminism: the kind of Poe’s Law phenomenon that picks up unexpected steam and becomes believable for certain individuals… Continue reading

gender roles – thoughts on radical feminism part 2

on the planet Obstreperon, where patriarchy was abolished centuries ago following the Spinster Aunt Rebellion of 3658, “male” and “female” are quaint anachronisms, recollected only dimly by the creakiest and wispiest of superannuated… Continue reading

thoughts on radical feminism – part 1

Radical Feminism is a term that has only fully hit my radar in recent weeks. Prior to that, I had vaguely assumed they were feminists who were radical, in that they were cool.… Continue reading

why do you champion oppression?

The question of whether abortion should be legal seems to polarise public opinion, particularly in the USA these days. As part of the trend for strangers to decide whether individual women choose to host another… Continue reading