"There's always a backlash to the backlash to the backlash to the backlash. It takes at least 100 years to really change anything, particularly with fundamentalist, conservative religions pushing in the opposite direction of any…"
"Anti-feminists backlashers won the first battle against feminists by transforming the movement from feminism to equalism. Once the focus is lost from female oppression, there is absolutely no surprise to me that anti-feminists will continue to…"
"I still remember growing up in the 90s, wanting to dress in the grunge style and sports clothes (because they're easier to play in!) and my mom making me wear flower patterns and dresses. I believe the compromise we had was that I'd…"
"I'll read the article in the next night or two. Interesting though - I just wrote a short paper for my archaeology class, largely going off on a tangent about assumed gender roles in prehistoric societies. The automatic assumption tends to be…"
"This has been going on since the 50's- At one point it was even done without legally needing to inform the parents- it was viewed that it would distress them too much. The book 'Woman' by Natalie Angier touches on this in more detail.…"
This is something I have always known since gender roles were shoved on me so late in the game that I could see the contrast between what I was supposed to like and what I liked based on my personal temperament. But it's nice to see science finally catching up.…See More
"well i wouldn't say i've met more than 4 'good' (an arbitrary word of course) people in my life and half of them have had innies and the rest had outties. i've chosen in this conversation to refer to those people as…"
"no misogyny means the hatred of women...which always seems to lead to the lack of equality just like saturated fat isn't heart disease but does a good job of usually causing the latter.
and let's not go with the men are assholes routine…"
"Self hating women are the worse misogynists.
The fact you don't understand that misogyny and misandry are not interchangeable in anyway since all forms of misandry come from a woman who is being oppressed and it's just her way of lashing…"
Hi, Asharu! I'd like to invite you to Hang With Friends, a new group where you can talk about anything that's on your mind. :D I was attracted to you articulate feminism. Would you consider being friends too?
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"