Male parasitism means that males must have access to women; it is the Patriarchal Imperative. But feminist no-saying is more than a substantial removal (redirection, reallocation) of goods and services because Access is one of the faces of Power. Female denial of male access to females substantially cuts off a flow of benefits, but it has also the form and full portent of assumption of power.
19% of prime time television characters are non-human while only 17% are women
A Profile of Americans’ Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: television and the Internet’s relationship to social connectedness in the USA ― Daniel German & Caitlin Lally
There are more “non-humans” on TV than women. Talk about unequal gender representation in the media.
International Women’s Day: Take Back the Night! Calling bullshit on patriarchy all up in the strip clubs, porn stores, and in the faces of pimps, bouncers, and strip club owners.
We’re perfectly fine with women being sexual, as long as they are objects and they’re passive, and we can turn them on, turn them off, download them, delete them, whatever it is. But as soon as it’s women who want to have any kind of exclusionary rights about their intimacy, we hate that. We say, ‘No, we’re going to make a whore out of you.’
Mary Anne Franks, Associate professor of law, Miami University (via reblogging4reference)
legitimate criticisms of feminism:
-transmisogyny and the lack of inclusion of transwomen
-the racist history behind it and the lack of inclusion of woc
-ignoring and invalidating women with disabilities
-pretty much anything that falls under lack of intersectionality
-internalized misogyny and girl hate
-promotion of political lesbianism
illegitimate criticisms of feminism:
-a feminist was really mean to me once
-they’re sexist against men
things that will prevent abortion
- offering help to pregnant people
- promoting sex education
- free and accessable birth control
things that won’t prevent abortion
- abstinence-only sex education
- calling people who have abortions whores and murderers
- limiting access to birth control and safe abortion
- shaming single/young/poor parents
Wearing whatever the hell you want is an inalienable right.
Not being raped is an inalienable right.
Wanting to exercise two of your inalienable rights at the same time is not “entitlement”. I wish I could just ignore this, but some people actually believe it.
Is this a real poster? I can’t find the website or the group.
theconcealedweapon: made rebloggable by request
The only problem I can think of with this is the “it’s her loss” comments after rejection or a break-up. That was a standard cheer up in my group of friends, and it doesn’t necessarily promote feelings of entitlement, just general self-esteem.
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