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Why Saudi Women Shouldn’t Drive
December 3, 2011 • 2 comments • 324 views
Feminism, Sexism

 According to some kooks from the Saudi highest religious council and a former university professor, letting women drive will lead to an increase in prostitution, pornography, homosexuality and divorce. No less! What does that mean? It also means that Saudi Arabia will run out of virgins very fast. Now that’s what I call a serious […]

Misogyny? In Nature you say?
November 23, 2011 • 2 comments • 504 views
Feminism

A couple of months back a strange article titled “Womanspace” appeared on Nature’s website. It is an impressive piece of misogynist shit. Claimed by the author, Ed Rybicki, in a comment to be “tounge-in-cheek”: Ed Rybicki said: I wrote this tongue-in-cheek, but I swear I’ve witnessed my daughter entering Womanspace recently: she’s 16, and has […]

#MenCallMeThings Round-up
November 14, 2011 • 2 comments • 593 views
Feminism, Sexism

For a little while now the hashtag #mencallmethings has been very busy on Twitter. The hashtag was started by blogger Sady Doyle last Monday. This hashtag has spawned a number of articles and blogposts. I have gone through the tweets and collected the most relevant links. Yes, it did take me several hours! Here they […]

Misogynist Trolling
November 6, 2011 • no comments • 244 views
Feminism, Sexism

Every time the issue of feminism comes up in a blog post somewhere online, a number of misogynist trolls will soon show up. You could probably bet good money on their swift appearance—crawling out from whatever cave it is they live in. You also get the regular misogyny-apologist who usually is someone who simply don’t […]