Louise's Feminist Musings

Notes on feminist news & issues

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

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

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

Lose the Lads Mags!

Here’s news to prove that campaigning really works!: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/23609005 Co-op stores in the UK have put an ultimatum on lads mags, with objectifying pictures of half naked women on their … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Why Real Men Shouldn’t Fantasize About Women

Read a man’s thoughts about the destructiveness of porn. I think he is right and I am glad to hear a man say it (although the sort of analysis does … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

Woman Farts in Maxi Pad Ad

Big news! Watch it here:

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blurred Lines Gender Reversed

Hot guys version Funny guys version ‘Normal’ guys version So…OK…time to say something about it now: those funny versions all perpetuate the stereotype that men’s bodies are funny,never sexy, certainly … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oh NO, crotch sweat!!!! Isn’t that the WORST thing that could happen??! WAAAAAAHHH

This only exists in some dirty little advertisement agency’s fucker’s mind.

July 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rape in Dubai

There has been some news on facebook about a Norwegian woman who was raped in Dubai and then got sentenced to 16 months in prison, her rapists 13. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23381448 Today … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great Bystander Intervention Story!

About a man helping a woman out when creep approaches her and won’t go away. Here’s part of his story: It was painful to watch.  She clearly wanted nothing to … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fully Covered: Swimming Suit Was Still Thought Too Revealing

http://observers.france24.com/content/20130628-iranian-swimmer-time-unrecorded-asghari#comment-657430 This swimming suit was thought to be too revealing and that is why authorities don’t want to recognize this woman’s swimming record. Mindblowing, isn’t it.

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sexism in Media Surrounding Wimbledon

http://m.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/jul/06/john-inverdale-marion-bartoli Apparently John Inverdale said on the radio that she was ‘not a good looker’ and he suggested that she entered sports competition because of that…..which is appalling sexist bullshit. … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment