Louise's Feminist Musings

Notes on feminist news & issues

De feministische man

Gelukkig zijn er ook nog wel eens tegengeluiden te horen, die de al te simpele stellingen over emancipatie en feminisme aan de kaak stellen. Zoals het artikel van Willem Bosch … Continue reading

October 8, 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

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

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

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

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

Philosophy: The Case of Colin McGinn

It is difficult to make up one’s mind about something that is so out of reach. The whole story makes me sad. It is worthwhile to read McGinn’s blog. He … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to the White Feminist Community:

Originally posted on Dear white feminists,:
I say this with the greatest respect for feminism and its importance in the world today, and as a (for the most part) white-identified…

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mansplaining

Interesting site: http://mansplained.tumblr.com/ “Academic Men Explain Things to Me Where women recount their experiences of being mansplained, in academia and elsewhere.” “In brief, mansplaining doesn’t mean explaining while male; it … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oppressed White Male Alert!

Stephen Colbert receives an oppressed white male alert during his show: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/428274/august-01-2013/oppressed-white-male-alert—bob-filner

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why it cant be up to men…things I never knew before becoming pregnant

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/01/1228105/-Why-it-cant-be-up-to-men-things-I-never-knew-before-becoming-pregnant When I was younger, I was 100% anti-abortion, no abortions for rape, no abortions for the health of the mother, not even for the life of the mother…I was … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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