Louise's Feminist Musings

Notes on feminist news & issues

Ongelijkheid tussen man en vrouw

“Wereldwijd slinkt de ongelijkheid tussen mannen en vrouwen, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van het Wereld Economisch Forum.” “In IJsland, Finland en Noorwegen is het verschil in positie van man en … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vrouw bij SGP “Niet Gods bedoeling”

Groot nieuws….een vrouw verkiesbaar bij de SGP. “De SGP heeft voor het eerst een vrouwelijke verkiezingskandidaat. De kiesvereniging in Vlissingen heeft Lilian Janse (40) geaccepteerd als lijsttrekker voor de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen … Continue reading

September 6, 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

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

Are Black Feminists Ignored?

Perhaps they are. http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2013/07/28/women-of-color-and-feminism-a-history-lesson-and-way-forward/ I myself have never noticed that feminism was torn apart by racism. It is never an issue on any feminist blogs that I read. Maybe that … 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

De eeuw van de vrouw

“Economen voorspellen dat de 21e eeuw de eeuw van de vrouw wordt.” Televisie programma met onder meer aandacht voor vrouwenrechten, sekseneutrale opvoeding, emancipatie en meer. Vrouwenrechten: Zie ook: http://altijdwat.ncrv.nl/nieuwsblogs/bekijk-alvast-altijd-wat-wijzer-vrouwenrechten Sekse … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Accounts from Women Who Had an Abortion after 20 Weeks Pregnancy

  Usually discussions about abortion are very abstract. I, myself am also guilty of making abstract, philosophical arguments pro choice. Unfortunately it makes one forget about the reality in which … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

What to Think of Men’s Rights Organizations?

I have no idea what to think about men’s rights association and other such groups. Well, that is…I do……you see, I care for men’s right to be more human. I … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

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

Kim Gets No Jobs Until He Puts ‘Mr’ on His CV: and here’s why we need quota for women (+ more about bias and language)

http://whatwouldkingleonidasdo.tumblr.com/post/54989171152/how-i-discovered-gender-discrimination Somewhere after the four month mark my confidence was starting to take a hit. The people rejecting me were business people too, how could my reasoning that I was … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Topless attention – Femen

FEMEN – is a movement of topless women activists. I’m not sure what to think about this Femen. I heard this organisation started in the beginning with protests against rape … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 3 Comments