Tag Archive: sexism

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

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

profiling and unconscious bias – part 2

In a world of survival of the fittest, it makes sense that animals are hard-wired with a basic instinct that has them making snap judgments about their predators. Some chimpanzees attack chimps that… Continue reading

profiling and unconscious bias – part 1

Many of you will be familiar with the work of The Arbourist – uncompromising feminist; sharp, witty and unrelenting master of take-downs; and forceful, commanding expert in her branch of feminism. I had… Continue reading

why is feminism a dirty word?

On my break, I’ve been mulling over this thing called feminism. Feminism: the simple and obvious idea that women should have the same opportunities as men in employment, in education, and in life generally. Feminism… Continue reading

the unhealthy pressure to be a housewife

Also on the topic of housework, I think you may come from a different perspective here, not being Christian, but for us, housework is just another way to show those that we love… Continue reading

abortion – what do you want?

Violet; you and others with your outlook on this subject are what is sick in America. God help you. (John R. Hugo on Quiner’s Diner) Surprisingly, I agree with right-wing Christians that high numbers… Continue reading