Challenge Inner Misogyny To Become A Better Person

Misogyny is something we are used to observe in others, particularly men, and judge them for it. Society punches us with loads of misogyny, but did you know we also carry some of it in ourselves? As we grow with all the sexist lessons society teaches us we also develop internalized misogyny, which is exactly what is sounds like: misogynistic thoughts directed towards ourselves....more

Where Do I Go From Here?

 First came the shock. The stunned silence. The disbelief.Then came more anger and rage than I felt I was capable of holding within the confines of my body....more

Sexism & Abuse: Inside The World Of India’s ‘Crippling’ Mental Health Crisis

With a population of 1.2 billion, and only 43 mental hospitals, India is struggling to control it’s seemingly endless mental health crisis.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India has surpassed the rest of the world as the nation with the largest number of annual suicides — reaching over 135,000.What’s interesting enough, is the fact that the majority of those deaths are of young women who fell victim to an untreated mental illness.What has the Indian government done to bring this massive number down?...more

Witch Notes: Election Edition

Explaining French Misogyny To Americans: The Case Of Kim Kardashian

Just last week-end, I was sharing a bottle of Lambrusco with a couple of friends in my apartment in Paris and the discussion led us to Kim Kardashian, the producer. I had to mention her as we were talking about how television series have this tendency to not address the issues that monogamous couples face, and prefer to make storylines about meet cutes and painful break-ups....more

Explaining French Misogyny To Americans: The Case Of Kim Kardashian

Just last week-end, I was sharing a bottle of Lambrusco with a couple of friends in my apartment in Paris and the discussion led us to Kim Kardashian, the producer. I had to mention her as we were talking about how television series have this tendency to not address the issues that monogamous couples face, and prefer to make storylines about meet cutes and painful break-ups....more

The Masked Misogynists of the 21st Century

Every few years a craze comes around that people feel is so outrageous that the best way to deal with it is to hold ones breath and wait for it to pass. Sometimes this is effective, we tend to forget the ridiculously cheesy music video that got a billion views on YouTube, or when all the kids at your child’s school insisted on those ridiculous haircuts – And in these cases not much harm is done and we move on....more

4 Things I Learned When I Chopped Off My Long Hair

At least once a week, a man tells me that men don’t like short hair.Until recently, I had long, long hair.Well, I did and I didn’t. I used to be a news reporter; like virtually everyone else on television, I had medium-length hair which I augmented with extensions made out of someone else’s long, long hair....more

An Open Letter To Lazy Feminist Men

Your feminism is only as effective as you are receptive to the women in your own life. In the feminist community, we have a habit of celebrating men who seem “woke” to issues of Feminism and Social Justice at large. The more privileged he is, the lower the standards are placed....more

Who’s Your Daddy? Why MRA’s love pro-sex work feminism.

Pro-Sex Work feminists and Men’s Rights Activists may seem like odd bedfellows, but they’re united in their enthusiastic support for legalized prostitution. ...more
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