Tag: misogyny
Brahmin-Savarna Masculinity causing Vaccine Deprivation in India’s COVID Crisis
Vaccine hesitancy is a common issue across the world concerning the COVID-19 vaccine.  There have been all kinds of misinformation, rumors, and conspiracy theories regarding the efficacy and the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines, ever since the vaccines were made available to the public. Vaccine hesitancy is a historically well-documented phenomenon. Several factors concerning vaccine…
Statement on #YALtoo Campaign
While many in our network have likely already heard the news, in the interest of notifying those who haven’t, we’ve decided to share the following information on the ongoing #YALtoo campaign against sexual assault and misogyny in the libertarian movement.  So far, most of the recent revelations have centered on Young Americans for Liberty staff,…
Положим конец насилию над женщинами: декриминализуем секс-работу
В прошлое воскресенье проходил Международный женский день, посвященный чествованию и празднованию экономических, культурных, научных и политических достижений женщин, а также просто женский день. В этот день уделяется особое внимание вопросам, которые касаются женщин. Существуют две таких проблемы: принудительная секс-работа и торговля людьми. Хотя это не единственные преступления по отношению к женщинам, они являются одними из…
Even Cops Should Have the Right to Make an Honest Living
The attacks on sex workers by paternalistic politicians and their armed enforcers at the local, state, and federal levels grow worse by the year. As of 2008, only two states — Nevada and Rhode Island — allowed individuals to buy and sell sex. In 2009, Rhode Island closed its legal loophole which allowed for paid…
Rihanna’s New Video Demonstrates the Need for Anarcha-Feminism
Hanging upside-down, swinging like a pendulum and naked, the grimacing face of the female victim from Rihanna’s new (NSFW) “Bitch Better Have My Money” music video seems to be the face that has launched a thousand think-pieces. In seven disturbing minutes, Rihanna takes revenge on her dodgy (white) accountant by kidnapping his (white) wife, stripping her,…
Free Speech: Endgame (Batgirl and Beyond)
Origin Story  Those who are not familiar with comic books and the history surrounding them may be confused about the recent kerfuffle over the Batgirl cover and it being pulled. Never fear! For I have in my Utility Belt of Knowledge, the proper gadgets to give some context and offer critique. Batgirl, or Barbara Gordon as she is better…
“Gamergate” and Media Ethics in Trade Writing
It is occasionally, when I’m not having to defend colleagues from “anti-PC” crusaders terrified that they’re losing “muh libertarianism” or when I’m not writing joke articles making fun of Mark Ames, the mission of this blog series to engage in media criticism. Truth be told, there’s a lot to criticize about the media these days….
When It Comes to Misogyny, Facebook Learned from the US Government
Lately, feminist activists are organizing against a litany of misogynist Facebook pages that glorify violence against women or treat it as a joke, pages with names like “Raping Your Girlfriend” and “Fly Kicking Sluts in the Uterus.”  The activists’ primary tactics include making specific demands for changes to Facebook’s moderation policy and “calling on Facebook users…
“If it’s a legitimate rape …” Let’s stop you there.
It can be easy to dismiss or mock Akin as “just another misogynist Republican”, but it is more productive to approach this with the intent of opening a frank discussion about patriarchy and oppression.
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