#todayin: misogyny: “Nasty women” – @feministcurrent

Throughout these debates, Trump’s behaviour has reminded me much too eerily of my abusive ex’s. Not only in his physical efforts to intimidate Clinton, but in his condescension, interruptions, derailing, manipulations, and dishonest personal attacks. Numerous times it seemed clear the man wanted to hit her — I know that look… This debate, wherein Trump was not only forced to […]

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#todayin: politics: younger women not voting for Hillary because she killed feminism – @nickgillespie

politics - clinton (US politics)

Why aren’t women en masse—or at least in Democratic primaries and polls—flocking in support of the first female president in U.S. history? Is it that “intersectionality” (the idea that race, class, and gender are so intertwined that even self-identified feminists no longer care first and foremost about gender) now reigns supreme in terms of cultural and political identity? Is it […]

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#todayin: misogyny: the Creepy Misogynist Movement That’s Making Conservatives Even More Sexist

politics - american conservatives and abortion

This can warm the cockles of your hard on a cold Winter day. (Or, rather, terrify you to within an inch of your life.) American conservatives, fretting that they’re not quite sexist enough, up the ante every so often. At the moment, it’s all about Men’s Rights Activists. In short, they’re the folks who believe that “women [are] a subversive […]

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