Feminists hate misogyny, not men. Kinda like that “hate the sin, not the sinner” thing, sometimes it’s easy to separate the behaviour from the enactor and sometimes it’s not. But we know that not all men are pits of misogyny, so if you aren’t acting out misogyny, then it’s not about you. We also know […]
Updated 10 November 2007 The term “gender gap” generally refers to the observed inequity in earnings, whereby men earn significantly more than women both on average and when performing the same job, although there are also discussions of gender gaps in representation in certain areas of society such as education and politics. This gap varies […]
I’m actually going to try and get this thing going again. Rather than try and generate material specifically for this blog, I’m going to make it more of a link farm (with occasional calls to activism). Every now and then I might do a roundup of material that answers FAQs. This week was International Women’s […]
This is a crosspost to effect a Googlebomb, correcting an injustice against a fellow feminist blogger. Jill Filipovic, who blogs at Feministe and Ms. JD, is a NYU law student who has been the subject of cyber-obsession on a discussion board allegedly populated by law students. The discussions regarding Jill Filipovic (and many other female […]
Quick – what’s the difference between begging the question and raising the question? If you’re not sure, and especially if you’ve never even thought there was a difference, you need to brush up on rhetorical tricks and logical fallacies before you wade out into debates. Start here.
It keeps getting said on a lot of feminist blogs that they’re not there to educate people in the baby steps of feminism, that they want to discuss matters at a level which assumes a reasonable familiarity with feminist theories and models. And they’re right, otherwise the same basic things just keep getting said over […]