Louise's Feminist Musings

Notes on feminist news & issues

Instagram Censored My Body

Interesting article by Petra Collins. “I’m used to being told by society that I must regulate my body to fit the norm. I’m used to the fact that images of … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Text of Blurred Lines Written in Sentences Rapists Said to Their Victims

Think Blurred Lines sounds rapey? Others think so too. http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2013/09/17/from-the-mouths-of-rapists-the-lyrics-of-robin-thickes-blurred-lines-and-real-life-rape/ Behind the link pictures of rape victims who hold up a sign with things that their rapists said to them … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pretty Girls Making Ugly Faces

Want a good laugh? http://imgur.com/a/eSX9a#bNNoitK

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blllghhman, Biggest Asshole of Denmark

This is an English follow up of the earlier Dutch post about the Danish program ‘Blachman’.  I just found a discussion of it on youtube that shows what it’s about … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ads Appeared Below My Posts: here’s what to do

To my readers: ads started appearing below my posts. I have no control over these ads, I HATE ADS. There are a few things that can be done: I could … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Men in Asia Were Asked If They Had Raped and Why

The earlier post about this was in Dutch because an article about this research appeared in a Dutch paper. However, I think everyone should read this. Excerpt taken from the … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Woman Walking – doc. by Tracey Rose

Black women are harassed in the street even more than white women. In this clip they are interviewed about it.

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rapist With Parental Rights Over Baby of His 14 y.o. Victim

So, if you are a man who wants a child but nobody wants to sleep with you because you are a disgusting pig, then (besides paying for a prostitute’s consent) … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

This Woman Stopped Gunman from Killing School full of Kids by Talking Him Out of It

Antoinette Tuff did not need a gun to protect a school full of kids. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/us/clerk-thwarts-gunman-20-at-atlanta-area-school.html?hp&_r=1& Here’s and excerpt: He was “a young man that was ready to kill anybody that … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Way Men Dress May Be Changing

Look at these men who walked out of the house in wonderfully creative outfits! They dare to look different: not according to the usual rules for men and they dress … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lose the Baseball Metaphor for Sex

Baseball is about baseball season, competition, ‘scoring’ and specific rules….not things that have anything to do with a great sexual experience. Al Vernacchio explains why it should be traded in … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 5 Comments

Policing Pregnancy. Turns Out Wine Is Fine.

I, myself, am not interested in having kids and I can understand that pregnancy is just not a very interesting subject to many people, including many women.  However, what IS … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why Am I a Male Feminist? Because I’m Selfish

For all the men out there, especially the ones who claim their rights are violated by feminism: http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2013/08/08/why_am_i_a_male_feminist_because_i_m_selfish.html

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Are Men Ever Allowed To Say No?

Here’s a great piece about a subject that almost never gets attention: http://myfreedomlounge.com/magazine/read/are-men-ever-allowed-to-say-no_2285.html#comments It also discusses an interesting link between racism and sexism that I (together with other white folks … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment