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Dead Wild Roses: MRA Zombie Lies – #1 Custody of Children

It’s funny, you keep hearing the same bullshit from different dudes – its like they all have a master-list o’crap they refer to when they decide they want to ‘participate’ in discussions about feminism – with the bonus effect of trying to make it all about them. Add the cherry-of-equality on top and there […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: MRA Zombie Lies – #1 Custody of Children

Dead Wild Roses: The Gift of Fear – Discounting the Word “No” – The Experience for Woman and Men is Different.

Gavin de Becker in his book The Gift of Fear is about how we sometimes short circuit the information we receive from the environment. Here is an excerpt regarding a seeking help in a situation and concluding with how social dynamics really bollocks things up for women. “A woman alone who needs assistance […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Gift of Fear – Discounting the Word “No” – The Experience for Woman and Men is Different.

Politics, Re-Spun: If Beyonce…

Beyonce's dancers paid tribute to #MarioWoods, black man killed by San Francisco police. #SB50 #BlackLives pic.twitter.com/m2Pl9i5qKL — Jamilah King (@jamilahking) February 8, 2016 If Beyoncé could do THAT at the Superbowl, what could happen at the oh, so white Oscars? XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX … Continue reading If Beyonce…

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Dead Wild Roses: The Second Wave Saw it Coming – Post-Feminism

If your Feminism doesn’t center females at its core, you may have a problem… Stevi Jackson. Trouble & Strife Winter 1992/93.Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Essentialism, Feminsm, Gender . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Second Wave Saw it Coming – Post-Feminism

Dead Wild Roses: Female Socialization – Mary Wollstonecraft

“Wollstonecraft concentrated on describing the state of ignorance and servility to which women were condemned by social custom and training. The passionate feeling with which her book is imbued give it wide social appeal and persuasive power. […] Wollstonecraft’s acute question – “how many generations may be necessary to give vigour to the virtue […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Female Socialization – Mary Wollstonecraft

Dead Wild Roses: Making Feminism Acceptable – bell hooks

Often when arguing about feminism on the internet, I hear from my opponents – well there are just sooo many types of feminism – how can my brain handle all this variation. Let’s just simplify the notion a touch. There is the feminism that pleases men and there is the feminism that doesn’t. The feminism […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Making Feminism Acceptable – bell hooks

Dead Wild Roses: Take That Political Correctness! – The Gift of Fear – Gavin de Becker

Oh ho, a place where people who moan about PC have finally been vindicated… Essential reading for women and men. Catch the .pdf here. *Note for those without adblockers, the actual download link is small, almost covered by a large spam link. Be wary of this subterfuge while getting the .pdf. (Many thanks to JJshaw […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Take That Political Correctness! – The Gift of Fear – Gavin de Becker

Dead Wild Roses: Dress Codes – Rape Culture

We’ll just file this under ‘pages that I need to photocopy and widely distribute’. Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Feminism, Rape Culture, Socialization . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Dress Codes – Rape Culture

Dead Wild Roses: The American Anti-Choice Movie Bullshiters Indicted – About Frackn’ Time

Finally. A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide.   This is what happens when your platform is based […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The American Anti-Choice Movie Bullshiters Indicted – About Frackn’ Time

Dead Wild Roses: Rebecca Solnit – Who Can’t Take Jokes?

You can watch Rebecca’s insight in action right here folks on this very blog. Watch how, when things don’t go their way. the fire-works begin – personal attacks, insults, hyperbole, all with a heavy dose of condescending mansplination. “But seriously, you know who can’t take a joke? White guys. Not if it implicates […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Rebecca Solnit – Who Can’t Take Jokes?

Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of The Day – The Separation of Sex and Politics – Sheila Jeffreys

“By some mysterious process all that pertains to sex in this society has been separated off from politics, even by those who would consider themselves socialist and radicals. In order to make sexual practice a private enclave of individual delight, sexuality has been seen as somehow removed from the effects of sexism, racism, any oppression […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of The Day – The Separation of Sex and Politics – Sheila Jeffreys

Dead Wild Roses: Wow, 2016 is just as chockfull of Sexism as 2015.

This just isn’t right, not at any time or circumstance. Yet, these witty ad-wizards have decided that sexism sells and are trying to promote a translation device that allows you, as demonstrated, to creep on non-English speakers. Awesome.   Cringe worthy to say the least.Filed under: Feminism, Media Tagged: Advertising, Creepers, Feminism, Oh those normative […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Wow, 2016 is just as chockfull of Sexism as 2015.

Dead Wild Roses: #BeAngry – The experience is different for Women and Men

Here is a just a snapshot of what it’s like… “What’s on my mind, Facebook? Glad you asked. I am angry. I’m angry because before I moved to the UK, I worked at a bar where the manager proposed a new uniform where the men wore waistcoats and button up shirts, while the women […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: #BeAngry – The experience is different for Women and Men

Dead Wild Roses: The Rape/Revenge Genre’s Gender Revelations

“Rape/revenge is replete in tension and bloody cathartic release; there is terrifying violation, and then there is revenge you can feel good about. The films use women’s trauma to justify stereotypically male pleasures of hyperbolic violence. So Thelma and Louise get to pick up guns and shoot people like they’re in a Western, while Furiosa […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Rape/Revenge Genre’s Gender Revelations

Dead Wild Roses: If You Needed More Reasons to Be Against Pornography – Andrea Dworkin

-Andrea Dworkin “The Lie” 1979. Letters from a War Zone 1993.Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Andrea Dworkin, Feminist Quote of the Day, Pornography . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: If You Needed More Reasons to Be Against Pornography – Andrea Dworkin

The Canadian Progressive: Mary Chapman: Are Women People?

Influential feminist Alice Duer Miller’s question “Are Women People?” still rings true after 100 years, writes Mary Chapman, a professor of English at the University of British Columbia. The post Mary Chapman: Are Women People? appeared first on The… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Mary Chapman: Are Women People?

Dead Wild Roses: The First RPOJ of 2016 – Full Frontal Stupidity

I cannot identify what it is with dudes and radical feminism. There must be some strange extra-sensory siren call that attracts dudes and dudely opinion to articles, blogs, and heck even just mere information about women speaking unequivocally about their experiences and analysis of society. Of course the attraction is just one part of […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The First RPOJ of 2016 – Full Frontal Stupidity

Dead Wild Roses: On Violence – Alicen Gray

“It’s painful when I hear/see quotes from men, waxing poetic about how violent and inhumane “we” “humans” are “to each other”. When historically and globally, males account for the vast, vast majority of violence. Mostly against women. I used to wonder, how could these men – fancying themselves profound and in-on Truth – possibly call […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: On Violence – Alicen Gray

Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – Andrea Dworkin

“Feminism requires precisely what misogyny destroys in women: unimpeachable bravery in confronting male power.” -Andrea Dworkin, Woman Hating.Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Andrea Dworkin, DWR Feminist Quote of the Day, Feminism . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – Andrea Dworkin

Dead Wild Roses: Gaslighting: Know it when you see it.

A big hearty frack you goes out to the mind games and other assorted BS that goes on society. If you see it, acknowledge it and name it for what it is. You won’t make friends, but life too short to hang around people who deviously manipulate other people. Filed under: Education, Feminism Tagged: Definitions, […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Gaslighting: Know it when you see it.

Dead Wild Roses: Gender and Family Farms – I love the Smell the Patriarchy in the Morning

JSTOR Daily – News with a scholarly slant. Damn Son, I’m going to be all over that site. :) From the article on Gender and Family Farms: “Scott writes that all 23 women interviewed for the paper described doing both male and female chores. Men, on the other hand, talked mostly about male labor. […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Gender and Family Farms – I love the Smell the Patriarchy in the Morning

Dead Wild Roses: Hey is my Argument Feminist?

A helpful guide to assessing if you’re ‘with the program’ or not. Many thanks to WitWitch for the post.   “How do you know if your argument is feminist? Well, check out the basic core beliefs of feminism. Does your argument support these beliefs? The value of women is inherent because we are human beings. […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Hey is my Argument Feminist?

Dead Wild Roses: bell hooks on ‘Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalism Patriarchy ‘

Filed under: Feminism Tagged: bell hooks, Feminist Quote of the Day, Patriarchy . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: bell hooks on ‘Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalism Patriarchy ‘

Dead Wild Roses: Catcalling – Just don’t.

Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Feminism, Patriarchy, Sexism . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Catcalling – Just don’t.

Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – The Gender Binary – Lierre Keith

What is gender and how does if affect our society? Lierre Keith provides some insight and clarity regarding the topic while casting some shade on the po-mo obfuscation of said topic. Filed under: Feminism Tagged: DWR Feminist Quote of the Day, Femini… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – The Gender Binary – Lierre Keith