Tag Archives: misogyny

Emma Watson Starts HeforShe Campaign

Emma Watson gave a formal invitation for men to support women, calling it the HeforShe campaign. Watson stated the high level of suicide in men as indication that sexism and misogyny hurts men as well as women. It’s not one … Continue reading

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Appreciating Women

Zaron Burnett writes a really nice overview of rape culture and how men can dismantle it: “A Gentlemen’s Guide to Rape Culture.”¬†Towards the end he lists examples of rape culture. Blaming the victim (“She asked for it!”) Trivializing sexual assault … Continue reading

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Elliot Rodger, Rationalized Murder

It’s been awhile and I’m still disgusted at much of the public’s responses to the murders committed by Elliot Rodger. None of it is surprising if you have lived a few decades or are familiar with social issues¬†but nevertheless it’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Wear Yoga Pants Unless You Want to get Raped

When I lived in Salt Lake City I often heard the advice to women to not wear skimpy or revealing clothing unless you wanted to be harassed or even worse raped. These were my formative young years but I dismissed … Continue reading

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#YesAllWomen and Systemic Misogyny

After nearly a week of digesting the news of Elliot Rodger’s mass murder and reading thousands of articles, posts, and tweets I am stupefied that misogyny is a questioned issue in our society, our world. While we seem more than … Continue reading

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Not Surprised at the Knowles and Jay-Z Fight

Aside from the horrendous and constant invasion of privacy by security–thanks to cheap technology and paranoid overpriced homeland security–is anyone really surprised at the Knowles-Jay-Z incident? Really? Last winter I bought “Beyonce” her only album I have bought and spent … Continue reading

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