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"Historically there haven't been more great women scientists because most women are hardwired to be intellectually inferior"...Well how many of these names you automatically thought belong to a male scientist?
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My favorite neoliberal feminist take is about how "the gender binary is arbitrary"... Like no actually it isn't "arbitrary" that women are made sexually subordinate to men & are categorically reduced to mere sexual objects so that men can exploit us & inflict patriarchal violence on us.
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"Women and men are divided by gender, made into the sexes as we know them, by the social requirements of its dominant form, heterosexuality, which institutionalizes male sexual dominance and female sexual submission."
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Evolutionary psychology is the astrology of MRA Types & male supremacists who want to maintain their male supremacist gender based hierarchies at any cost.
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A disturbing video has emerged which appears to show a male police officer touching a woman's breasts during an arrest. The footage shows the police officer repeatedly touching her breasts while she is handcuffed and requesting a female officer. The person filming the incident can also be heard ..
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Hey sisters. I wanted to share this song here - I wrote it as an anthem for women who have been dealing with societal pressures to get married and hurry up and settle down. So much of our identity as women is tied to our marital and relationship status - and I think it's time for change! x
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"Historically, Nigerian women forced into prostitution in Italy lived under the tight control of mamans, older women who had often been sex workers themselves and who managed the prostitution of the women. Now, the debt bondage of the women is often managed remotely"
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Triple femicides of Kurdish women's activists is a Turkish state tradition -- (1) Paris, 2013: Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan, Leyla Şaylemez. (2) Silopi, 2016: Sevê Demir, Fatma Uyar, Pakize Nayır. (3) Kobanê, 2020: Zehra Berkel, Mizgîn Xelîl, Emîne Weysî.
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They were asking for it
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My mother’s calendar with her take on feminism... never mind that I might be infertile now, never mind that I may have been raped and chose to have an abortion as a teen. How can one try to combat this ignorance?
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The Frequent Problem With ‘Dark Humor’
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Just started “She Said” by Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey... shit like this is why we need feminism.
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Rape and sexual assault in BDSM communities
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We should refuse to talk about gender in this way. There is nothing pre-social that could make anything the case about masculinity or femininity. Dominance/subordination produce sex/gender roles made natural/biological as masculine & feminine—as sexed traits. That's the whole story.
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Rape of Hong Kong: Testimonies of Victims of Police Brutality and Sexual Abuses & Calls for Help
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Just dropping this here
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Reminder that polygamy =/= polyamory and polygamy in Burkina Faso was essentially men owning multiple slave wives. Polygamy has always been used as a patriarchal tool of oppression & control by men over women. Western manarchists have no right to judge sankara taking on institutionalized misogyny.
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"Interpreting women's experience as the oldest colonial realm will allow for more realistic conclusions. It is more correct to call women "the oldest colonized people who are not a millet""-- Abdullah Öcalan
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Just don’t ask
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I hadn't heard about this, and I am appalled. Thoughts?
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Norman, OK Police have acknowledged that an officer doxxed the city council member. But they say her address is "public information" & are refusing to even discipline the officer, much less fire him. They also claim that the rape victim suffered "minor injuries".
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The study author Dr. Conard cautions against presuming a pornographic context, or even that it was created for men Vs. women. But the sex positive English media simply chose to quote another archaeologist, Paul Mellars of the University of Cambridge, who had nothing to do with the discovery.
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I just sold this hand painted canvas sign to raise funds for BLM charities! More info in comments.
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Once again horrifying images of Turkish soldiers sexually abusing the dead bodies of Kurdish women guerrillas emerged, visualizing the parallelism between ISIS & turkish state sanctioned patriarchal violence -- femicide, necrophilia, rape, forced marriage, modesty culture -- against women & girls.
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An artwork i made recently about sexual abuse regarding women’s clothing. “Not asking for it”, oil on canvas, 2020
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The question that feminists should ask is why (mostly cishet) men choose to buy sexual consent from women and others (particularly gay and trans men)? It's incredibly disingenious to put the onus on a class of marginalize women, girls, boys, men and others who are forced to sell their sexual consent
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Felt like this belonged here
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Patriarchal violence in occupied Afrin: Factions including the Sultan Murad Brigade & Jaysj al-Islam, which currently control Afrin, are inflicting sexual violence on women & girls, conducting an Isis-style trade in young women for forced marriage & imposed a strict dress codes for women & girls.
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A small bit of our history and our progress
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