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

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

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

Kwart Aziaten dwingt vrouw in bed

“In sommige delen van Azië heeft een op de tien mannen wel eens een vrouw verkracht. Het gaat om vrouwen met wie de verkrachter niet getrouwd is. Als ook echtgenotes … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Bruid (8) in Jemen overleden aan verwondingen na huwelijksnacht’

“Mensenrechtenactivisten in Jemen hebben geschokt gereageerd op de dood van een 8-jarig meisje dat mogelijk is overleden aan verwondingen die ze opliep tijdens haar ‘huwelijksnacht’ met een volwassen man. Het … Continue reading

September 10, 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

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

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

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

Wanna Go Out?

“Where are we going?” “To your death, statistically.” Watch Louis CK  >>>>>>

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment