I am angry that I live in a country that doesn’t allow women access to safe, legal abortion.
I’m angry that despite thousands of people taking to the streets to demand that the Eighth Amendment be repealed, the government said a referendum on the issue is not a priority for them.
I’m angry that I live in a country with one of the lowest rates of conviction for rape cases in Europe. Continue reading “I’m a woman. I’m a feminist. And I am angry!”
From the stage of the Women in the World (WITW) conference, a summit organized by media powerhouse Tina Brown for the sixth year in a row, SUNITHA KRISHNAN, a feisty Indian anti-trafficking activist, ASKED THE AUDIENCE: “Why are we silent? Why do we sit and expect someone else to ring the bell?”… Continue reading “Feminism doesn’t need more Inspiration—it needs more Anger”
by Héctor Abad
translated from mujeres sin fonteras y sin bozal. with thanks
From my male viewpoint these new rebel women ( if you can manage to tie up the sexist donkey inside you) make the best possible partners,
For sexist men, who are maybe 96 percent of the male population, women with a rough, tough, determined character bother us. We designate disparaging words: harpies, witches, bitches, whores, dykes, tomboys, etc etc..
Actually, we are just afraid of them, and we can’t wait to make them pay dearly for their challenge to male power that until recently was wielded unchallenged. Incorrigible sexists with macho culture as an ancestral heritage are instinctively bothered when these women defend themselves instead of submitting to their will. Continue reading “In Praise of Rebel Women..by a contrite macho man”
We’re not angry because we’re feminists. We’re feminists because we are sick and tired and so very frustrated that we have to repeatedly defend our desire for equal rights. Listen to this speech by Jessica Valenti and just try to get a little bit angry too.
At 1:56 find out the annoying question every feminist gets asked, at 7:00 things get emotional in a good way, and at 7:44 you don’t want to miss it when she basically “drops the mic” and answers that annoying question with an even better one.
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comment: ”Great how he exposes the rampant male violence against women, children and other males in Nth American society. Then we find out his day job is controlling such violence inside the US military,! That is, to make them more efficient at State and Capitañlist violence against the rest of us. The US now has Special Forces in 92 couintries acting with zero democratic control.”
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