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Category: When feminism goes wrong

Feminism Is Not Whatever You Want It To Be

Macleans Magazine has been publishing a trove of articles exploring the many difference facets of the current  feminist movement that are worth exploring. This article explores the recent #womenagainstfeminism movement that has been sweeping social media sites.  For those not “in the know”, #womenagainstfeminism is an anti-feminist movement that involves individuals holding up signs that explain why they don’t […]

bell hooks was Bored by Anaconda

An interesting article from New York Magazine about feminism at the pop star level, criticism of it, whether it is actually liberating or in fact marketing what is known to sell. As bell hooks puts it: “I mean, try to imagine Beyoncé with some nappy dreads. Would she have the money that she has? Is there a […]

How The F**k Is This Still Happening?!?

John Oliver on this past Sunday’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver beautifully lampoons the Miss America contest (which awards 5 points for the beauty contest and only 5 points for the question portion). He also investigates the just what the Miss America Organization means by calling itself “the largest provider of scholarships for women” when really it’s the largest potential […]