misogyny

 
[From our archives] Angry feminist? Damn right I'm angry
[From our archives] Angry feminist? Damn right I'm angry
Earlier this month, on a Nigerian feminist’s Twitter feed, I spotted men earnestly arguing the case for child brides. In 2016. On International...
Satirical website brings all the bigots to the yard
Satirical website brings all the bigots to the yard
“Rentaminority.com is a game-changing new service poised to disrupt the diversity...
M&G reduces former spy to a vagina on legs
M&G reduces former spy to a vagina on legs
The front page of the July 31 edition of the ...
Serena's grace transcends bigotry
Serena's grace transcends bigotry
It's been said the black woman in American society has two strikes against her: being born a woman and being born black. No other demographic has...
Fear of the feminine recurs
Fear of the feminine recurs
Last year Nigeria and Uganda passed laws with draconian penalties for people engaged in same-sex relationships and their allies – the...
Our culture idolises monsters
Our culture idolises monsters
In her autobiography, Assata Shakur, the African-American activist and former Black Panther, tells of an incident in which she was nearly gang-raped...
Why is it an insult to be a woman?
Why is it an insult to be a woman?
There are a number of insults one can throw around these days. From "go duck yourself" to the more colourful West African insult "constipated...
My white privilege lets misogyny sneak in through the back door
My white privilege lets misogyny sneak in through the back door
It's hard being a white male restaurant manager in South Africa. Times are bleak. I have to contain my racism most days and swallow the hard...
Ultraorthodox men create chaos on plane over women
Ultraorthodox men create chaos on plane over women
Israel's national airline El Al has been criticised for allowing ultra-orthodox Jewish men to disrupt flights by refusing to be seated next to women....
#YesAllWomen is great and everything but …
#YesAllWomen is great and everything but …
You know what I am tired of? Awareness. I have awareness fatigue. Don't get me wrong, I think highlighting important injustices is a significant...
Fired FHM editor Barashenkov called women 'semen receptacles'
Fired FHM editor Barashenkov called women 'semen receptacles'
"Doing some quick math, that puts anywhere between 30 and 64 semen receptacles within a 15 metre radius of our sleeping ground,"...

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