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Category: Sexism

Video: Are Video Games Sexist?
September 21, 2014 • no comments • 563 views
Feminism, Sexism

Christina Hoff Sommers likes to pretend she’s a feminist while being incredibly anti-feminist at the same time. Surprise surprise, the dudebros love her for it. Here’s a video response to one of her in-support-of-gamergate videos. It’s hilarious! If you want more entertainment, the comment section is full of ad hominem attacks on the guy who made […]

Picture of the opening screen of the TV show "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey".
Science is Missing Out
June 9, 2014 • no comments • 611 views
Science, Sexism

This piece is also published on Skepchick. In a society where sexism is so deeply ingrained in our culture, a lot of it goes by undetected and unchecked. Today I watched the 8th episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. The show is excellent, don’t get me wrong, and this episode titled “Sisters of the Sun” […]

Pat Robertson, Professional Sexist
September 15, 2012 • no comments • 527 views
Media, Sexism

So, what does an old, white, homophobic, misogynistic, conservative asshole look like? Well, take a look at this guy. This goof is called Pat Robertson. He’s a televangelist. Which means he scams people for a living. You may have heard of him before? He’s that type of person who thinks same sex marriage is somehow […]

About Rape Jokes
July 13, 2012 • 2 comments • 496 views
Sexism

So a Girl Walks into a Comedy Club…. The post above tells the story about a woman who came into a stand-up show with her friend. The comedian was Daniel Tosh. Apparently this guy thinks rape is hillarious: So Tosh then starts making some very generalizing, declarative statements about rape jokes always being funny, how […]

The Dumb Speak: “How Women are Building a Shameless Society”
May 3, 2012 • no comments • 268 views
Freethought, Sexism

I came across this video on PZ Myers’ blog. It is a long, incoherent and misogynistic rant by some pastor called Jesse Lee Peterson. Women are taking over and they can’t handle the power! Run for the hills! There isn’t much that needs to be said about this clip, the dumb really speaks for itself. Wikipedia tells […]

MRA: A War on Women?
March 10, 2012 • one comment • 674 views
Sexism

I sometimes write about feminism, but I rarely write about the anti-feminists. I do follow the blog Man Boobz though, and yesterday I found a link to an interesting article from Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a civil rights organisation dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, titled “Leader’s Suicide Brings Attention to Men’s Rights Movement”. The […]