Posts tagged misogyny

ELLIOT RODGER: MORE THAN A MADMAN (by lacigreen)

Misogyny actually kills people

Ruth Marcus: The Duke porn-star student’s degrading plan to pay tuition

It’s weird, if not hypocritical, for Marcus to not lay blame on the freshman frat boy who outed Knox.

What does is it say about young men today that they are so enmeshed in a kind of pornography that does not depict a woman enjoying sexual pleasure that they have no awareness of what identifying a subject of such pornography says about them?

It’s 2013, And They’re Burning ‘Witches’

Belief in black magic persists in Papua New Guinea, where communities are warping under the pressure of the mining boom’s unfulfilled expectations. Women are blamed, accused of sorcery and branded as witches — with horrific consequences.

thepeoplesrecord:

“Some girls rape easy.”
- An actual piece of advice State representative Roger Rivard, R-Wis. repeated from his father to a local newspaper when discussing the sexual assault of an underage girl by a 17-year-old high school student in December.
Source

What do his constituents think about that?

thepeoplesrecord:

“Some girls rape easy.”

- An actual piece of advice State representative Roger Rivard, R-Wis. repeated from his father to a local newspaper when discussing the sexual assault of an underage girl by a 17-year-old high school student in December.

Source

What do his constituents think about that?

Catch the facepalm moment at 0:48.

In a world of apostasy and vices that hurt other people much worse than diddling yourself, a world where some cultures mutilate a girl’s genitalia as a practice, a world where some cultures devalue female children next to their brothers, demonizing / vilifying a woman’s capacity to enjoy her own body while making no distinction between masturbation and being exploited by others in prostitution is misogyny.


kateoplis:

Maurizio Cattelan at the Guggenheim 

Odd: images #2 and maybe #3 look misogynistic to me. What makes it wierder is that it reminds me of a post by another woman Tumblr that described an even more misogynistic art work.

Kate and uh, Mohandas, are likely to disagree — as would many others, but I’m telling you what I see.